The Inclusion Project’s day of dialogue on diversity, inclusion and equity will be held at Royal Roads University on May 30. (Photo courtesy of Royal Roads University)

The Inclusion Project’s day of dialogue on diversity, inclusion and equity will be held at Royal Roads University on May 30. (Photo courtesy of Royal Roads University)

Greater Victoria leaders coming together to talk diversity and equity

The Inclusion Project at Royal Road University engages community stakeholders

Royal Roads University is the site of a day-long forum for dialogue on diversity, equity and inclusiveness.

The Inclusion Project “seeks to address a growing need for collaboration” on policy development around gender equality, racial inclusion and youth engagement.

The one-day strategic dialogue event brings together stakeholders such as civil servants, policy makers, First Nations community leaders, business leaders, employers, post-secondary faculty and civil society organizations.

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Speakers include Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps, Esquimalt-Metchosin MLA Mitzi Dean, the Victoria Native Friendship Centre’s Ron Rice, Immigrant and Refugee Society executive director David Lau, and many more.

On the docket are topics such as global trends, gender equity, youth engagement and workplace inclusion.

The event runs Saturday, March 30 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Royal Roads University Quarterdeck.

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