Let’s Get Together

for Dinner and Politics

Dinner and Politics is designed for people in Black communities across Canada to engage over a meal with each other in the place of their choice (homes, offices, libraries, restaurants, barbershops, recreation rooms) to discuss and share ideas for engagement in the 2019 federal election.  Dinner and Politics was launched on Sunday, February 3, 2019 in Ottawa. Due to overwhelming requests, Dinner and Politics will continue after the federal election and will be one of our signature events. 

Our hope is that in providing this opportunity, members of Black communities across the country will engage in civic conversation while thinking about this year’s federal election.

A survey will be prepared from the feedback gathered through these discussions and shared with federal parties. Their responses will be posted on websites for our communities to see and use to inform their voting decisions this fall.

We are looking for individuals to participate by attending a dinner near you, or hosting an event yourself.

Are You Ready to Get Involved?

HOST

HOST

As a host you have the opportunity to bring people together for this civic engagement and meal.  You decide how small or how big. Open your event to the public or host a private event by invite only. We will provide you with hosting material which includes a to do list and template for feedback to us. 

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PARTICIPATE

PARTICIPATE

Our lived experiences matter. Bring your stories, ideas, and intentions for engagement in the 2019 election. Attend one of the several public or private Dinner and Politics events. 

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