A special Asian Heritage Month event: Post-Pandemic Chinese Canadians Forum was held on May 31st. It was an interactive forum for us to share our communities’ wise practices and resilient strategies during the pandemic, and to build collective actions to sustain the community activism and resources going forward.
We have uploaded the video presentations of our speakers on our Youtube Channel.
Speakers Presentations include:
Prof Josephine Wong, PROTECH NPI – on promoting public health, and cross learning
Amy Go, CCNCSJ – on Anti-racism and social justice advocacy
Dr. Kenneth Fung, PROTECH PI – on mental health and PACER training
Dr. Alan Li, PROTECH PI – on community collaboration and wise practices
Prof Linda Zhang, Imagining ChinaTOwn – on power to re-imagination to rebuild community.
Agenda for the Fourm:
3:00 Welcome & Land acknowledgement
3:05 -3:45 Panel Presentations
Lessons learn, wise practices, policy changes and developed resources
3:45- 4:30 Small Group interactive discussion (Breakout rooms)
Sharing strategies to sustain and advance anti-racism, mental health, healthy equity and economic justice
4:30-5:15 Dynamic Group Dreaming
Build wise practice model on future pandemic responses
5:15- 6:00 Experiential activities
Community training resources demonstration
This Special event is co-sponsored by Project Protech, Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice (CCNC-SJ), Centre for Immigration & Community Services (CICS), Chinese Workers Network (CWN), Hong Fook Mental Health Association, Planting Imagination Project and Toronto Metropolitan University.