February 8, 2024 • 1:00 pm- 3:30 pm
Black History Month Event – The Journey: Black Leadership and Navigating Institutional Spaces
Film screening of Steadfast: The Messenger and The Message followed by a moderated conversation with the Honourable Dr. Jean Augustine
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Film Screening of Steadfast: The Messenger and The Message
Steadfast: The Messenger and the Message brings us the uplifting story of the Honourable Dr. Jean Augustine through her first-hand account of her struggles and triumphs told in her own words. It also includes interviews with people who know her personally such as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; former Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr. Keith Mitchell; the first Black Miss World, Jennifer Hosten; British actor Joseph Marcell; Grammy-nominated singer Freddy Will and several Members of Parliament and political leaders in Canada. Through re-enactments, the film depicts the courage and determination with which Dr. Augustine fought for the rights of women and African-Canadians.
In Conversation with the Honourable Dr. Jean Augustine
A moderated conversation with the Honourable Dr. Jean Augustine followed by questions from the audience.
Guest of Honour:
Honourable Dr. Jean Augustine
Jodie Glean (she/her)
Executive Director, Institutional Equity Office
Division of People Strategy, Equity & Culture
Format: Film screening followed by a moderated conversation with the Honourable Dr. Jean Augustine.
Location: The Great Hall, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle
Audience: Faculty, staff, students, and external community.