Agenda & Workshops

 

Time Activity Presenter
9:30 am Coffee + Muffins
10 Opening Welcome
10:05- 11 Panel Discussion: Jackie Hansen, Lily Mah-Sen, Johsa Manzanilla, and Darlene Rose Okemaysim-Sicotte.
11- 12:15 Workshop #1 How You Can Help Stop Torture Jackie Hansen, Major Campaigns and Women’s Rights Campaigner, AI Canada & Crystal Giesbrecht, AI Canada Fieldworker
Introduction to Amnesty International! Christal Lintott, AI Regina President & Libby Jeffrey, AI Regina Vice-President
Motivating Others to Act Lily Mah-Sen, AI Canada, Activism Co-ordinator
12:15 Lunch
1- 2: 15 Workshop#2 Violence Against Indigenous Women: Inquiries, Action Plans, Roundtables, Oh my! Jackie Hansen  & Darlene Rose Okemaysim-Sicotte, Iskwewuk E-wichiwitochik
Creating Welcoming Communities for Refugees and New Canadians Johsa Manzanilla, AI Canada Board & Helen Smith-McIntyre, AI Group 33 Saskatoon
Touching Hearts and Minds:  Popular Education in Human Rights Lily Mah-Sen, AI Canada, Activism Co-ordinator
2:30-3:45 Workshop#3 How You Can Help Stop Torture Jackie Hansen &             Crystal Giesbrecht
Becoming a Better Ally: Gender and Sexual Diversity 101! Chandra McIvor, Community Activist and Leo Keiser, Community Activist
Starting an Amnesty Group at Your School Lee Chitty, AI Winnipeg, Local Organizer and Youth Activist, Maria Aman, AI Youth Activist, & Sofia Aman, AI Youth Activist
Networking with Other Organizations: How to be an Ally Lily Mah-Sen
3:45- 4:15 Mix & Mingle Visit our Video Message booth, shop for merchandise, and make connections with fellow activists!
4:15- 5:15 Pledge to Take a Stand for Human Rights (Jackie Hansen, AI Canada)Make your pledge to take a stand for human rights.  What have you learned today? What are you going to take home to your community? What actions do you plan to take? What additional information and resources would be useful to support your activism?
5:15- 5:30 Closing
6 pmà After Party Details to be announced.

Workshop 1 from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm (Choose 1 of 3):

How you can help stop torture with Jackie Hansen, Major Campaigns and Women’s Rights Campaigner, AI Canada and Crystal Giesbrecht, AI Canada Fieldworker.

Introduction to Amnesty International! with Christal Lintott (AI Regina President) and Libby Jeffrey (AI Regina Vice-President)

Motivating Others to Act with Lily Mah-Sen (AI Canada, Activism Co-ordinator)

Workshop 2 from 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm (Choose 1 of 3):

Violence Against Indigenous Women: Inquiries, Action Plans, Roundtables, Oh my! with Jackie Hansen, and Darlene Rose Okemaysim-Sicotte, Iskwewuk E-wichiwitochik

Creating Welcoming Communities for Refugees and new Canadians with Johsa Manzanilla, AI Canada Board and Helen Smith-McIntyre, AI Group 33 Saskatoon

Touching Hearts and Minds:  Popular Education in Human Rightswith Lily Mah-Sen, (AI Canada, Activism Co-ordinator)

Workshop 3 from 2:30-3:45 pm (Choose 1 of 4):

How you can help stop torture with Jacqueline Hansen, Major Campaigns and Women’s Rights Campaigner, AI Canada and Crystal Giesbrecht, AI Canada Fieldworker

Gender and Sexual Diversity 101 with Chandra McIvor, Community Activist and  Leo Kesier, Community Activist

Lee Chitty, AI Winnipeg, Local Organizer and Youth Activist, Maria Aman, AI Youth Activist, & Sofia Aman, AI Youth Activist

Networking with Other Organizations: How to be an Ally with Lily Mah-Sen, (AI Canada, Activism Co-ordinator)

 

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