Multicultural Event includes panel discussion, poetry and awards
The Multicultural Event, is an annual event designed to bring together the variety of cultural diversity in our community. The successful event offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy arts, crafts and foods from the residents and businesses in our community.
Now in its third year, this event has a proven track record of bringing the Shelburne community together as well as the rest of the county. This year’s event is virtual, being held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 27 via Dufferin County’s YouTube channel.
Panelists include: MP Dufferin/Caledon Kyle Seeback, Chair of Diversity, Equity and Anti-Racism of Peel Joanna Downey, Cultural Emersion in Education UGDSB Nicole Jeffery, Celebrate Your Awesome’s Jim Waddington, Shelburne Youth Community Leader Harleen Toor, Dufferin County Sikh Punjabi Representative Amanjeet Grewal, award winning Poet Jamaal Jackson Rogers, President of CDDHS Muslim Student Association Soha Soliman, Dufferin County Warden Darren White, and Shelburne Deputy Mayor Steve Anderson. All hosted by the Founder of Shelburne’s Multicultural Event, Althea Alli and the Museum of Dufferin.
In addition to the Panel discussions, Jackson Rogers will share poetry and there will be a presentation of Multicultural Awards.
The online event will be streamed at www.YouTube.com/DufferinOne.