Roundtables and Panels

Breakout Roundtables

Humanity Without Borders: From Xenophobia to Compassion & the Building of Global Communities 
Franciso Rico-Martinez, FCJ Refugee Centre

The Battle for Truth, the Amplification of Hate and the Power and Reach of Modern Media: Educating for Change in the Information Age  
Victoria Fenner,

From Working Class Rage to Workers' Rights and Solidarity: Organizing for Bread and Roses in Precarious Times 
Melisa Bayon
, Ontario Federation of Labour

Climate Denial, Environmental Violence and the Age of the Anthropocene: Crimes Against Humanity? 
Dusha Sritharan
, Toronto Climate Action Network

Balancing the Budget on the Backs of the Poor: Organizing for Dignity in the Age of Neoliberalism 
Anna Willats, Rise Up! Anti-Poverty Organizer

Standing Against the Emergence of Regressive Populism and the Gutting of Our Social Contract / Standing For Social Justice and Good Governance 
Kofi Hope, The Wellesley Institute

Our Schools Are Our Futures: Defending Against Neoliberal Attacks on Educational Systems, Students, Workers and Critical Pedagogy 
Ricardo Tranjan, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Conversation Panel / Open Forum           

Envisioning A Peoples’ Centred Economy

Nour Alideeb, Chairperson, Canadian Federation of Students Ontario

Maude Barlow, National Chair, Council of  Canadians

John Clarke, Ontario Coalition Against Poverty

Kofi Hope, Sr. Policy Advisor, Wellesley Institute

Vicky Mochama, Podcaster, Commentator, Journalist

Panel Moderator: Olivia Chow, Former Member of Parliament, Community Organizer

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