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Be the Change: Changing Attitudes | Seeking Solutions | Taking Action

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Name: Be the Change: Changing Attitudes | Seeking Solutions | Taking Action
Date: March 16, 2018 - March 17, 2018
Event Description:
Stenberg College is hosting Be the Change, a free conference aimed at Changing Attitudes, Seeking Solutions, Taking Action. Over two days, our lineup of renowned and experienced speakers will discuss: Truth and Reconciliation, Homelessness, The Opioid Crisis and Resistance, Resilience & Recovery. This conference aims to promote solutions-based dialogue and provide the tools to make a positive difference in the lives of people who struggle with mental health and addictions challenges. The time to act is now – educate and empower yourself and others. Be the change and make the world a better place. Speakers include Hon. Judy Darcy (MLA, Minister for Mental Health); Dina Lambright (Aboriginal Health Lead, Fraser Health); Duane Howard (Spiritual Advisor, Cultural Healer & Actor); Chief Ernie Crey (Cheam First Nation); Judy Graves (Housing & Homelessness Advocate); Stefania Seccia (Journalist/Managing Editor, Megaphone Magazine); David Wells (Chair of Aboriginal Homeless Steering Committee); Shayne Williams (Executive Director, Lookout Housing & Health Society); Michelle Jansen (Founder, Brandon Jansen Foundation); Darwin Fisher (Program Coordinator, Insite, PHS Community Services Society); Dr. Christy Sutherland (MD CCFP dABAM, Medical Director, PHS Community Services Society); Dr. Evan Wood (MD, PhD, ABIM, FRCPC, ABAM Diplomat, BC Centre on Substance Abuse); Hon. Melanie Mark (MLA, Minister of Advanced Education); Dr. Vikki Reynolds (PhD, RCC); and Bif Naked (Rock Star, Writer, Humanitarian, Motivational Speaker).
Location:
The Anvil Centre
Date/Time Information:
March 16th and 17th (8:30 am to 4:00 pm)
Contact Information:
Sonia Sandhu
Fees/Admission:
Free
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