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Forum on Working With The Police: Knowing Your Rights and Responsibilities

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From: 25/01/2012

To: 25/01/2012


Working With The Police: Knowing Your Rights and Responsibilities

 Wednesday, January 25, 2012

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Room 113/114, Catholic Centre for Immigrants, 219 Argyle Avenue, Ottawa

How do Ottawa youth, particularly minority youth, see their relationship with the police? How can youth, parents, and other community members get involved in shaping our neighbourhoods and keeping them safe?

Youth, community, and police panelists will discuss these questions from various perspectives at the upcoming Making Ottawa Safe Together (MOST) forum.

Panel Presentations on Rights and Responsibilities:       

  • Joanne St. Lewis, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
  • Cst. Khoa Hoang, Community Police Centre Officer for Somerset St. West
  • Gabrielle Fayant, Aboriginal Youth Advocate

Panel Moderator: Qais Ghanem

To Register for the forum or to request more information, please send your name and/or name of your organization, and contact information to:

Making Ottawa Safe Together (MOST): MakingOttSafeTogether@gmail.com

Space is limited. Please register by Monday, January 23, 2012

  • Making Ottawa Safe Together (MOST) is an organization mandated to develop broad-based strategies to address issues of racism and discrimination towards immigrant and visible minority communities, as well as to foster civic leadership programs and civic engagement across diverse ethnic, cultural and linguistic communities in Ottawa.
Gabriela Lopez, President of MOST
Email: MakingOttSafeTogether@gmail.com