On Friday, May 11, Director john a. powell spoke at the Global White Privilege Conference hosted by Ryerson University in Toronto. In front of a group of over 100 conference attendees, john spoke about the importance of transformative vs transactional change, understanding systems thinking, and how to use targeted universalism as a strategic means to improve outcomes for all. Download the Powerpoint presentation here.

The next day, on Saturday, May 12, powell gave the closing keynote address at the Conference. Among other things, Director powell used this talk as a sharp call to action. By naming the underlying mechanisms of human division and othering, the closing keynote was a heuristic process for conference attendees. Download the Powerpoint presentation from this day here.