As we continue our commitment to Truth and Reconciliation the Kitsilano Community Centre Association would like to invite you to attend the Impacts of Historical Trauma and Colonization Workshop led by Brad Marsden from the Gitksan Nation in Northern British Columbia addressing the Impacts of Colonization and Residential Schools.

This workshop has been getting great reviews from all participants; they have often commented that:

“This workshop was powerful” and “This needs to be offered to all of Canada”

Brad Marsden has provided experiential workshops across North America for non-native service providers and individuals to help educate people about the real, often hidden history that existed between the First Nations and the Canadian Government.

His main focus is to enlighten attendees about oppression and how marginalized communities have been affected over the years by racism, systemic/institutionalized discrimination and the unacknowledged/unprocessed trauma of the Residential Schools in Canada.

By developing a greater understanding and awareness of how First Nations communities have been impacted, you will be better able to effectively communicate through the lens of Truth and Reconciliation. Together, we can work on changing the perceptions and stereotypes within society which perpetuate systemic racism and foster environments where everybody can respect and co-operate with one another. Leading to healthy communities where everybody can thrive.

We are offering you the opportunity to register for this transformational workshop. As part of our Truth and Reconciliation commitment, the Community Centre Association is significantly subsidizing the workshop to encourage participation and keep the cost for participants at a reasonable rate.

Impacts of Historical Trauma and Colonization Workshop led by Brad Marsden

Sunday May 29th 2022 from 2:00-4:45pm including a 15 minute break and light refreshments
The cost to attend is $15.00 per person
Location: Kitsilano Community Centre – Snowy’s Lounge
To register please call 604-257-6976 and provide activity number 390120 or register online click here

Please contact or  604-257-8607 with any questions