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Helping the Helpers

Helping the Helpers in a Hurting World: A Fireside Chat with Iona Sky.

Monday, May 27
11:00am to 12:30pm
On Zoom

Anti-oppression, anti-discrimination and Equity work happens in community. 

As community-centered service professionals (counsellors, social workers, educators, administrators, and others); we are allies and advocates for our community, in the face of ongoing hate, and harm and anti-equity narratives.

As we wrap up Mental Health Awareness Month- join us and Iona Sky, as we hold space for the difficult questions, and some imperfect answers for healing and hope.  This space is for us – the helpers!

Iona (they/them/she/her) is a renowned, knowledgeable, and engaging consultant and educator who works from an intersectional story-telling approach. Iona has over a decade of experience leading organizational equity, diversity, inclusion and Accessibility (EDIA) education, service transformation and change management within a framework of efficiency, effectiveness, transparency, and collaboration.

Click here to sign up for the event ( Zoom link will be shared with those who sign up)

This event is a collaborative initiative between Bridges to Belonging, Camino Wellbeing + Mental Health, Kind Minds Family Wellness and Muslim Social Services and made possible through the Region of Waterloo's Upstream grant.


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