Blackness in Canada Policy Networking (BCPN) Conference

Dates: February 4-5, 2010

Time: 8:30am to 3:30am

Location: New Student Centre, 2nd Floor, York University

Conference Themes:
1) The Black Canadian population as a national ethnoracial identity.
2) Investigating how the experiences of Black Canadians are shaped by intersecting social, political, and economic factors.
3. Determining the most promising strategies, techniques, and approaches to allocate anti-Black racism experienced by them.
4. Building a public policy network(s) and knowledge sharing partnership(s) aimed at influencing policy development, implementation, and outcomes.

The BCPN Conference is a necessary first step in establishing a culture of knowledge transfer that drives sustainable equity policy and capacity building in Black Canada through a forward-looking and integrated approach.