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Free Webinar: Hate-Motivated Acts: Understand, Recognize, Prevent.

November 5, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am


Safer Communities Project, being run by Grace Place, aims to raise awareness around hate and hate-motivated crime leading to its prevention. Grace Place is offering this learning opportunity at no cost to the participants.

Workshop Objectives:
• Define hate-motivated acts (HMA)
• Become familiar with present context surrounding HMA in Canada
• Analyze nuances between hatred and discrimination
• Recognize the fundamental right of free speech to the one of equality

Presented by:
CPRLV—Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence.
CPRLV is an independent non-profit organization that is a pioneer in preventing violent radicalization and providing support to individuals and organizations in Canada and North America. The CPRLV is a provincially mandated organization whose work also includes the prevention of hate crimes and incidents as well as the provision of support and counselling for victims of such acts.

Mélinda Lacroix (Presenter)
As Skills Development Advisor at the CPRLV, Mélinda Lacroix develops pedagogical tools to educate and raise awareness among the Quebec population on the prevention of radicalization leading to violence and hateful incidents. Mélinda is a researcher at the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS) at McGill University where she held a teaching assistant position in the Department of Political Science.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: (Click link to register) https://forms.gle/dRNKb7X4hnC1SyXm6

(Registration closes: 6 p.m. on 4th November 2021 or when capacity is reached.)

“No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” —Nelson Mandela

(Project funded through the Provincial Safer and Vital Communities Grant)


November 5, 2021
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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156 Main Street North
Brampton, Ontario L6V1N9 Canada
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