Sparking Connections: Strengthening Grassroots Community for Human Rights – Husoni Raymond Keynote Address

Event Details

Welcome to Sparking Connections, our first ever online, nation-wide gathering of the Amnesty International Canada (English Speaking) membership and wider community!

While we have been prevented from gathering in our expected ways, this is an incredible opportunity to gather and connect in an unprecedented way! Our theme is strengthening grassroots connections between activists, groups, and campaigns within Amnesty International Canada and we are thrilled to have Husoni Raymond as our second Keynote Speaker on November 14. The keynote will be starting promptly at 10am PST / 11am MST / 12pm CST / 1pm EST / 2pm AST / 2:30pm NST and will run for 60 minutes.

***If you have registered for the whole Sparking Connections Conference, you do not need to register for Husoni Raymond’s keynote separately

This keynote will have live captions as well as ASL interpretation but please let us know if you have any further access needs, please contact us at or call 613-744-7667 ex 258 to leave us a message with a call back number so we can connect with you!

Keynote Address
Husoni Raymond is a graduate of St. Thomas University in Fredericton, NB. He is a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement in Fredericton. His advocacy is rooted in a passion for community empowerment and Black liberation. During his time at St. Thomas, he organized numerous inaugural Black History Month events, using education and advocacy as a tool to address anti-Black racism in his community. During his time with BLMF, Husoni has led grassroots initiatives related to defunding the police, anti-oppression education and advocacy for Black history to be incorporated in the New Brunswick public school curriculum.