CTC Cultural Talks: Chinatown Storytelling Session 1

Pop by the Farmer's Market for a storytelling session in which the Gee Siblings and Wei Wong share their memories and connections with Chinatown.

Happening: Sat, May 7, 12 pm

Location: Edmonton Downtown Farmer's Market

Rally for the National Day of Action Against Anti-Asian Racism

Join us in solidarity for the 2022 National Day of Action Against Anti-Asian Racism where we will rally to stand up to racism and racially-motivated hate, in all forms, which is prevalent and impacts all racialized communities. This is an important event as Asian communities all over the world have been deeply impacted by the significant surge of anti-Asian racism in the last few years.

Happening: Sun, May 8, 11:30 am

‍Location: City Hall, front steps (1 Winston Churchill Square)

Poster promoting the Rally for the National Day of Action Against Anti-Asian Racism

Entrepreneurship and Art: A Discussion About Asian Authenticity

Featuring Wilson Wong, Rajah Maggay, Fiona Lee, and Serena Tang, join us for a discussion on being a new Asian business owner or artist in Edmonton.

Happening: Sat, May 14, 11 am

Location: Edmonton Downtown Farmer's Market

CTC Cultural Talks: Chinatown Storytelling Session 2

Join us to listen to Amy Wong share her stories of what it was like to grow up in Edmonton's Chinatown.

Happening: Sun, May 15, 11 am

Location: Edmonton Downtown Farmer's Market

Indigenous & Chinese Youth Festival

Led by the CBA and the CBA Youth Council, this is an event focused on sharing cultures and building bridges between the Indigenous and Chinese communities. There will be a particular focus on building relationships between Indigenous youth, Chinese youth, and youth with other BIPOC roots.

Happening: Sat, May 21, 11 am

Location: Kinistinaw Park & 96 St.

Poster with event details for the Indigenous and Chinese Youth Festival, and the Indigenous and Chinese Youth-led Conference on Anti-Racism

Indigenous & Chinese Youth-Led Conference

Led by the CBA and the CBA Youth Council, this conference is a continuation of the Youth Anti-Racism Workshop held on February 19. Conversations will include stereotypes, Chinatowns, reserves, housing issues, and more. Participants will get to break down racism and build empathy and understanding between Chinese and Indigenous communities.

Happening: Sun, May 22, 9 am -
4 pm

Location: Edmonton Chinatown Multi-Cultural Centre

Poster with event details for the Indigenous and Chinese Youth Festival, and the Indigenous and Chinese Youth-led Conference on Anti-Racism

Chinese Food Therapy

Discover the health properties of food, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine. Learn how to eat with the seasons by choosing local ingredients. At the end, you’ll get to make your own herbal soup packets to take home!

Speaker: Brenda Le, RD, RAc

Happening: Sun, June 12, 11:30 am

Location: Edmonton Downtown Farmer's Market

Photo of Brenda Le, Registered Dietician and Registered Accupunture Therapist chopping Traditional Chinese herbs in a kitchen