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Live Event: Anti-racism in London’s Recovery

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Published on 16 Dec 2020 / In News & Politics

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been borne disproportionately by African, Caribbean, South Asian, East and Southeast Asian, Gypsy, Roma, Traveller and Latin American communities. Within this context, the tragic killing of George Floyd has shone a further spotlight on the structural racism faced by Black communities all over the world.

Join this online video event to hear how the Mayor is tackling racism and inequality as London recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic and explore how other cities in the UK and around the world are doing the same.

The Mayor's speech will be followed by a panel discussion, bringing together the Deputy Mayors from:

Toronto
Chicago
Rotterdam
Bristol

The event will be chaired by London’s Deputy Mayor for Social Integration, Social Mobility & Community Engagement, Dr Debbie Weekes-Bernard, to explore practical interventions to combat racism by city-level governments, bringing together perspectives from the UK, North America and Europe.

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