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Black History Month Celebrations

​The Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination (CMARD), in partnership with the Galt Museum & Archives, the Southern Alberta Ethnic Association, Beyond Your Front Door, the Afro-Canadian Association and the Caribbean Association, invites the public to attend the Black History Month celebrations later this week.

Special events scheduled Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11 will offer opportunities for community members to learn about Black History and continue fostering a welcoming and inclusive community. As well, a full week of events is scheduled Feb. 6-11 to commemorate Black History month, and more information is available at: https://www.facebook.com/events/936123359822819/

Celebrations include the following special events which will feature entertainment, exhibit booths, food and education:

Friday Feb. 10, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
City Hall Foyer
Featured presentation by Canadian Black Rights activist Cheryl Foggo 
Admission is free. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Saturday Feb. 11, Noon-4:30 p.m.
Galt Museum & Archives
Admission is free.  Doors open at 1:30pm.

 

Media contacts:
Joseph Aoro
Afro-Canadian Association of Southern Alberta
403-382-4064

Roy Pogorzelski, Inclusion Consultant, Community & Social Development
City of Lethbridge
403-320-4130

Paul Tokode, Practicum Student, Community & Social Development
Black History Month Committee Member
403-320-4271