Library hosting anti-discrimination empowerment training

The Red Deer Public Library is hosting Anti-Discrimination Empowerment Training, which is aimed at giving teens the power to help change the world.

The Red Deer Public Library is hosting Anti-Discrimination Empowerment Training, which is aimed at giving teens the power to help change the world.

The training session will take place on March 5 from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. in the Waskasoo Kiwanis Meeting Room at their downtown branch.

It will be hosted by Kim Forster of Central Alberta Diversity Association and promises to be a mind-opening afternoon.

The session will help identify forms of oppression in terms of race, gender, sexual orientation and other key issues that affect people every day.

It will teach teens constructive ways to protect themselves from discrimination and how to defuse negative situations.

The training session is available for free with more information or registration available by contacting the library’s Mezz program at 403-755-1146.