Annual Black History Month Dinner Celebration
Algoma University is partnering with ACCANO on the upcoming Black History Month events. The highlight of these events is the annual Black History Month dinner celebration.
Theme: Transformative Journeys
Keynote Guest Speaker: Kristin Murray (She/Her)
Kristin is a helper, speaker and advocate, specializing in Indigenous knowledge sharing, intersectional diversity and Afro-Indigenous identity.
Kristin is experienced in community development both personally, professionally and in her current role on the City of Timmins Council. Kristin was the first person of colour to become the Mayor of the City of Timmins.
As a Black and Indigenous woman, Kristin’s intersectional identities help her empathize with diverse communities and bring compassion and kindness to her work. She is the descendant of a signatory to Treaty 9, who speaks with kindness and passion about integrating every individual’s personal responsibility into action toward reconciliation and decolonization. With over 19 years of professional experience coupled with lived experience, she holds a BA in Equity, Diversity, and Human Rights.
Based in Timmins, Ontario, Kristin enjoys spending time with her daughters and being on the Land.
Please note tickets are $80/adults and $20/child inclusive of applicable fees for credit card charges.