TRURO – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will be celebrated locally this year.
The event, which includes a provincial conference and banquet, is being organized by the Truro-based Community Enhancement Association (CEA) with assistance from the Town of Truro. It will be held at the Best Western on March 22.
The theme is ‘Acknowledge Difference – Embrace Change’ and the keynote speaker is A. C. Roper, police chief of Birmingham, Alabama. Other guest speakers are Chris MacNeil, deputy chief of the Halifax police department; David Shannon, director & CEO, Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission; and Wayne Talbot, co-ordinator, African Nova Scotian labour market advisory committee.
For more information, contact Coun. Raymond Tynes, chairman of the Town of Truro’s equity and diversity committee, at 956-1407, or email email@example.com.