Diversity groove

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A multicultural coffee break publication to promote diversity and multiculturalism wherever the seed can be planted. This publication is produced in Winnipeg as a Global Eyes Publishing Monthly publication.

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Diversity groove

  1. 1. Diversity Mix Akenroye Law Office LL.B, LL.M PhD Cand. (McGill) Barrister & Solicitor 201 Portage Avenue, 18th Floor Winnipeg, MB Phone: 204-926-8528; cell 204-990-3831 Email: ayo.akenroye@gmail.com www.akenroyelaw.ca Hey Winnipeg! What’s in your diver- Mosaic Mojo sity dish today? Life is like a flower garden when I walk down the streets of Winnipeg and see tints and shades of colours of every colour in the book. It must me how the Garden of Eden looked like. How freeing when we can appreciate without judging, enjoy without craving and rub look in the eye of brothers and sisters with whom the common language is a smile. When you can do that you’ve arrive in the human race. Are you there yet? *** Diversity is like a garden you plant a little of this and a little of that. You plant some flowers in between the greens and potato and you sit back and wait for the sumptuous harvest but in spite of all that the weeds show their heads. You cannot stop the week from growing because is its natural job. Everything reaches for the light and when it connects with the light a bud appears and the seed leaves the darkness and grow and flower and dance in lightness. When you are plagued with thoughts of judgment, discrimination and racism, reach for good thoughts and see the beauty in everyone you meet as a reflection of your own beauty and gradually you will emerge like that seed.. ***** Shocking Truth Recent Research show the close-the-gate syndrome is happening in Canada. - Foreign born people are urging government to limit immigration. Can you believe that. Selfish dogs! They got compassion but now do not want to extend it to others. - There is a trend that discrimination is now based on the country people come from - Minority against minority discrimination is on the rise. - LGBTT people of colour are two times as like to experi-ence Volume 2 No. 2 Diversity Mix May 2009 1 violence. Email: globaleyesmagazine@gmail.com A Global Eyes Publication Vol. 2 No. 2 Global Eyes Magazine Volunteer Help Keep You Informed Do you have an event that you want to get the widest publicity. Email your info to globaleyes@mts.net. Your events would get double exposure - through the internet and hard copies strategically placed for ev-eryone to peruse. Monthly/Weekly updates. The Manitoba Ethnocultural Advisory and Advocacy Council feted community members at its annual Appreciation event to thank the 2011-2014 outgoing Council members. There was cake-cutting, eats and drinks. The Minister thanked the members for their dedication. The Council is 21-member strong and most of these are nominated by individual cultural organizations while a few are appointed by the government. *** Are you excited yet? Winnipeg will be flying cultures and step back in time during the month of August as it’s celebrates another Folklorama season and demonstrate why this is the best city to live in all of Canada. You will be able to travel around the world without leaving Winnipeg. The world comes to Winnipeg. Wash your pots and utensils and tickle your taste buds with authentic cuisines from around the world. Yummy. HAVE AN EVENT? WILL TRAVEL Add a touch of class to your event with Maiko Watson Singer/songwriter email: maikowatson@gmail.com for details or Contact infomation: 204-477-1588. Act now Don’t miss another copy of G.E.M. Global Eyes Magazine - A quarterly publication of cultural vibes, community happenings and stuff mainstream magazines do not publish. Only $15.00. Send to GEM - 671 Rathgar Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R#L 1G6. SUBSCRIBE NOW Multiculturalism Day at teh Forks
  2. 2. Cross-Cultural Horoscope Global Eyes Magazine Volunteer to Help Keep You Informed Do you have an event that you want to get the widest pub-licity. Email your info to globaleyes@mts.net. Your events would get double exposure - through the internet and hard copies strategically placed for everyone to peruse. Weekly updates. CulturalGrammar Aries - March 21 - April 19 (the Ram) Today you will be challenged to get along with someone from a different religion. Taurus - April 20 - May 20 (the Bull) You will find that stubborness is not a virtue but it cuts across all races, religions, nationalites sexual orientations Gemini - May 21 - June 20 (the Twins) When you are wrong it is okay to change your mind and perspective Cancer - June 21 - July 22 (the Crab) Try a cuisine out of the ordinary, how about some yam fufu. Leo - July 23 - August 22 (the Lion) Your generosity makes it easy for you to cross cultural boundaries smoothly. Virgo - August 23 - September 22 (the Virgin) Can you stretch your mind just a little more to see other perspectives than your own. Libra - September 23 - October 22 (the Scales) Your sense of fairness sometimes blind you to human rights violations. Scorpio - October 23 - November 21 (the Scorpion) Judging by stereotypes is a sure way to get you into trouble. Find a box to look outside. Sagittarius - November 22 - December 21 (the Archer) You are asked to get out of the rut. Do something out of the ordinary. Stop repeating your life day in day out. Stretch. Capricorn - December 22 - January 19 (the Goat). Good time to plant some seeds and tend the garden even if its your window sill garden. It’s make you feel good. Aquarius - Jan 23 - February 18 (the Water-carrier) Your way is not the only way, there is value is listening to others Pisces - February 19 - March 20 (the Fishes) Swim in a different pool today and touch fins with a different fish, preferably one without scales. Place Your Ad Here Call 477-1588 Prejudice: The holding of unfounded ideas (generally negative, but can also be positive) about a group (e.g., a race, class or ethnic group). These ideas are resistant to change and rarely open to logical discussion Race: A common socially defined “construct”: classification system identifies four major groups: Caucasoid, Mongoloid, Negroid and Australoid Cultural Competence: Someone who recognizes and addresses their own filters, privileges, biases,and cultural preferences; Understands the history, context, geography, religions, and languages of the regions in which the organization does business MAIKO Honoring hometown fans coming soon A brand new show at the Metropolitan Theatre Les Touch Salon for the best cut 555 Balmoral Phone: (204) 747-5830 Forest People Craft 2 Forks Market Winnipeg, MB Phone: 204- 943-3995 Lola’s Beauty Gallery & Supplies 567 Portage Avenue Phone: 204-772-3506 Phyllis Reid Jarvis, MPH, RD, ACC, CDE Life Coach & Nutritional Counselling Ser. 201-333 St. Mary Avenue, Urban Wellness Centre 2nd Fl CityPlace Call for appointment: 204-942-8179 Email: living@ultimatepotentials.com; www.Ultimatepotentials.com Place Your Ad Here: Call 477-1588 Columbian Indepen-dence Day celebration Columbian dancer Chinese dancer (l) German dancers The Bahatizz singers - Forks Punjabi Dancers - Forks 2 Volume 2 No. 2 Diversity Mix May 2009

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