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Francophone African-Canadian Immigrants in the minorized Francophone community | Les Immigrants Afro-Canadiens Francophone au sein de la communauté Francophone minoritaire

The lived experience of Francophone Canadian immigrants who come from Sub-Saharan Africa is that they rarely benefit from the symbolic capital of speaking French. Instead, they encounter triple marginalization due to living in a minorized francophone community, because of their race, and by virtue of their French language accent. This talk explores the discriminations they face in the labour market in the GTA as well as the employment experience of these immigrants in the francophone health care and francophone education systems.

October 20th, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
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The Key to Equity and Inclusion in Online Classrooms

Equity was one of the first casualties of change when schools closed in March 2020 and teachers and students were suddenly physically separated from each other.  Professor Sarah Barrett describes the experiences of Ontario teachers and the students facing disproportionate academic, psychological and social consequences. These findings can inform how best to create equitable and inclusive classrooms online. 

Register at bit.ly/3hviPd7

September 29th, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
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Privacy in Virtual Classrooms

Professor Yan Shvartzshnaider discusses the overall privacy implications of virtual classrooms and presents recent work on conducting privacy analysis of remote learning tools currently used at US universities.

Register at bit.ly/3nt83b9

The Scholars' Hub @ Home series is brought to you by York Alumni Engagement. Students, alumni and all members of the community are welcome!

 
 
September 22nd, 12:00pm to 12:45pm
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Maker Day: Burlap Banner

Create a hanging banner for your front door or wall with burlap and felt.

Register for your kit starting Thursday, September 2. Email ltang@aurorapl.ca to register.

Library card required to participate. Kits are limited; one kit per card.

Waitlist participants will be emailed a list of supplies so they can still join in the Zoom meeting.

Zoom tutorial: Thursday, September 16 at 7:00pm (Zoom meeting details will be sent to registered participants)

September 16th, 7:00pm
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Grab a cozy sweater, turn on your fireplace and settle in with a good book. Track the books you read, complete activities, write reviews and earn digital badges for raffle tickets to win prizes from different Aurora businesses. Register at https://aurorapl.beanstack.org/reader365. Challenge runs from September 1st to December 31st and you can join any time. 

Repeats every week every Sunday until Fri Dec 31 2021 .
September 5th, 10:00am to 11:30am
September 12th, 10:00am to 11:30am
September 19th, 10:00am to 11:30am
September 26th, 10:00am to 11:30am
October 3rd, 10:00am to 11:30am
October 10th, 10:00am to 11:30am
October 17th, 10:00am to 11:30am
October 24th, 10:00am to 11:30am
October 31st, 10:00am to 11:30am
November 7th, 10:00am to 11:30am
November 14th, 10:00am to 11:30am
November 21st, 10:00am to 11:30am
November 28th, 10:00am to 11:30am
December 5th, 10:00am to 11:30am
December 12th, 10:00am to 11:30am
December 19th, 10:00am to 11:30am
December 26th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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