May 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
20 Cooper Square, NYU Journalism 7th Floor Commons
New York, NY
Jointly convened by the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University and The International Center for Transitional Justice, this evening will feature a mini-documentary screening and panel discussion on the intergenerational effects of the Indian Residential School and youth involvement in transitional justice processes.
“Our Legacy Our Hope,” a mini-documentary filmed, scripted, and edited by Canadian youth, depicts the proceedings of the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission Atlantic National Event from the perspective of intergenerational survivors of the Indian Residential Schools system. This short film will be presented by the student filmmakers and followed by a panel discussion examining the importance, the benefits, and the challenges of active youth participation in transitional justice mechanisms.
Head of the Children and Youth Program at the International Center for Transitional Justice
Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (to be confirmed)
Ph.D. Student at NYU Steinhardt investigating the ways in which Truth Commissions speak to issues of historical responsibility
This event is open to the public.