The Kleinmann Family Foundation
Twelfth Annual Cégep Holocaust Symposium

MYRNA LASHLEY, PANEL MEMBER OF
"RACIAL PREJUDICE IN CANADA TODAY"

Dr. Lashley, a psychologist, has had a private practice since 1994. She is also a professor of psychology at the John Abbott College since 1997, a member of the Research and Development Committee since 1999 and the Chairperson of the Correctional Interventions Program at the same College since 2001. Dr. Lashley also offers her services as a consultant in Cross-cultural psychological assessments and race relations. From 1986 to 1994, she worked in various capacities at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, first as a Counsellor for the Employee Assistance Programme and then as its Director.


During that period, she was involved on the Hospital’s Board of Directors and also acted as Chairperson of the Hospital’s Ethics Committee sub-committee on Informed Consent and as member of the Clinical Ethics Committee.

Over the years, Dr. Lashley has performed volunteer work to help those in need and has played an active role in her community and in doing research surrounding race and culture. Some of her current and past involvements include being the Cross-Cultural Trainer of the McGill University Grievance Committee.

Dr. Lashley is an experienced speaker and writer and many of the subjects she addresses deal with children and race relations issues. Dr. Lashley is the recipient of a number of honours and awards, including the Merit Award from the YMCAs in Montreal, in 1993, for her outstanding leadership skills and contribution and, the Merit Award from the Kahnawake Native Survival School, in 1995, for her outstanding contribution to the life of First Nations peoples.


PANEL DISCUSSION: "Racial Prejudice in Canada Today"

PRESENTATION DATE AND LOCALE:

- Monday, April 11th from 1:00-2:30 in the Amphitheatre, B223

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