The Good Fight

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST
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Join LUI in a stimulating social, cultural, and political conversation with Alice Mphafi, activist and social worker for racialized and marginalized women as she shares her scholarship and lived experience.  Alice Mphafi was born and brought up in Johannesburg, South Africa in the mid 1960's. Alice is the youngest of five from a family of freedom fighters. She moved to Canada in 1991 and lived in Vancouver until 2003 when she relocated to a Northern BC resource based town, Prince George to attend a northern university. Alice is a graduate in social work from the University of Northern BC and she will share her experience as a student activist in South Africa where she was arrested and harassed by apartheid police fighting for ther basic human rights. Alice will also share her lived experience, barriers, and challenges she has faced as a Black women both in South Africa and as an Black student in a northern community in Canada.  We hope you will make time for a memorable and meaningful discussion.