Q&A with Uzoma Asagwara, MLA for Union Station

When:  Aug 16, 2022 from 20:00 to 21:00 (CT)

Continuing our series of creating conversations between nurses and political leaders, join us for a special Talk Tuesday on August 16 where we welcome Uzoma Asagwara, MLA for Union Station. This Q&A session will feature questions submitted in advance by ARNM members.

Presenter: Uzoma Asagwara, MLA for Union Station

Uzoma Asagwara is a Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Addictions Specialist and former member of the Canadian National basketball team in 2019 made history as the first Black, Queer, Gender Non-Conforming person elected to the Manitoba Legislative Assembly and across Canada.

Most recently, Uzoma became the first Black person to make a law in Manitoba when their Bill “The Somali Heritage Week Act” was passed in December of 2020 with unanimous support in the Manitoba Legislature. Uzoma has been a long-time advocate alongside newcomer and refugee communities, two spirit and LGBTQ+ folks, youth, and grassroots organizations.

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Location

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Contact

Orycia Karpa
(204) 992-1522
okarpa@arnm.ca