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ARC Hub BIPOC Staff/Leadership Roundtable for Canadian International Cooperation Sector

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an empowering and inclusive virtual gathering designed exclusively for Black, Indigenous, and racialised (BIPOC) staff working in the Canadian international cooperation sector.

This roundtable provides a unique space for BIPOC staff to connect, share experiences, and collectively address challenges within the sector. Engage in insightful discussions, gain valuable perspectives from experienced professionals, and collaboratively explore strategies to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion. Let’s build connections, foster solidarity, and pave the way for positive change within the Canadian international cooperation community. Together, we are stronger.

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– The leadership* roundtable will be held on April 11th, 1pm-4pm EST
– The staff** roundtable will be held on April 16th, 1pm-4pm EST

– Frequency: Each roundtable will meet once over an afternoon in the earlier parts of the new year.
– Format: Virtual meetings, each meeting will include a combination of open and structured discussions.
– Moderation: The roundtable will be facilitated by the Racial Justice Expert but will be run through collective ownership inviting all into the management and definition of the meetings

Preparation: Participants are encouraged to come prepared to share their experiences, questions and actively engage in discussions. Pre-reading materials that will be distributed in advance to provide context and facilitate a more informed conversation. Please make sure to share if you have any caucus topics in the registration form.

Follow-up: A summary report of the roundtable discussions, including key insights/reflections, action items, and identified strategies, will be compiled and shared with participants. Follow-up activities, including ongoing communication channels, will be established to ensure the sustainability of the initiatives discussed.