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Mr. Reginald Newkirk

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Executive Director

Phone: (867) ***-****  HQ Phone
Yukon Human Rights Commission
101 - 9010 Quartz Road
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2Z5
Canada

Company Description: History | The Yukon Human Rights Commission was established in 1987 to administer the Yukon Human Rights Act | French PDF (Due to recent changes in the Act, this is...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Urban Alliance on Race Relations

Education

  • University of Wyoming
  • degree , history and philosophy
    University of Lethbridge
6 Total References
Web References
TESL Ontario: Conference: Plenary Speaker
www.teslontario.org, 13 Mar 2002 [cached]
SPEAKER: Reginald Newkirk
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Reginald NewkirkLike many of our students, Mr. Newkirk chose Canada as his home, moved to Alberta from the United States in 1968 and became a citizen three years later.After graduation from the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, with a degree in history and philosophy, Mr. Newkirk embarked on a career devoted to the protection of human rights.For fifteen years he served extensively in this field with the federal, provincial and territorial Human Rights Commissions.He worked in the areas of Native rights, as executive director of the Yukon Human Rights Commission, labour relations, as the Assistant Director of the Human Rights Branch of the Ministry of Labour in British Columbia, as Western Regional Director of the Canadian Human Rights Commission in Vancouver and family violence prevention, as the Executive Director of the B.C. Institute on Family Violence.Furthermore, Mr. Newkirk has helped develop policies related to promoting racial harmony with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission.
Currently, Mr. Newkirk runs his own consulting company, Parity Consulting, in Lumsden, Saskatchewan where one of his chief activities is the spearheading of the very successful Healing Racism workshops with colleague, journalist and educator Nathan Rutstein.
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After 4 years developing the processes of the Institute, Mr. Newkirk and Mr. Rutstein co-authored a guide to this process "Racial Healing: The Institutes for the Healing of Racism".
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Mr. Newkirk is a skilled trainer and group facilitator and he is considered to be among Canada's top human rights and race relation experts.Because of his ability to handle challenging issues with sensitivity, care and humour, Mr. Newkirk is sought after as a public and motivational speaker by many different organizations, businesses and groups.
Bridges to the Future"Values and Integrity in Organizations: On Creating a High Performance Non-Profit/ Civil Society Organization"ByReginald Newkirk
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bahaiteachings.org [cached]
Reggie Newkirk
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Reggie grew up in Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York. After graduating from high school he enlisted in he United States Air Force in the 1960s to escape the draft. After his tour in the U.S.A.F he attended the University of Wyoming and after one and a half years in 1968, he moved to Alberta, Canada. Mr. Newkirk attended and graduated from the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, with a degree in history and philosophy. Soon afterward, Mr. Newkirk embarked on a career devoted to the protection of human rights. For seventeen years he served extensively in this field working for federal, provincial and territorial human rights commissions. He worked in the areas of: Native rights, as executive director of the Yukon Human Rights Commission; labour relations, as the Assistant Director of the Human Rights Branch of the Ministry of Labour in British Columbia; as Western Regional Director of the Canadian Human Rights Commission in Vancouver; and family violence prevention as the Executive Director of the B.C. Institute on Family Violence. He is also a volunteer with the Regina Restorative Measures Program, All Nations Hope AIDS Network, SaskCulture Inc., Lumsden Lions' Club and a number of other community-based organizations.
Currently, Mr. Newkirk runs his own consulting company, Parity Consulting, in Lumsden, Saskatchewan where one of his chief activities is the spearheading of the very successful Institute for Healing Racism workshops with colleague, journalist and educator Nathan Rutstein.
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After 4 years refining the process of the Institute, Mr. Newkirk and Mr. Rutstein co-authored a guide to this process, "Racial Healing: The Institutes for the Healing of Racism".
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Mr. Newkirk is considered to be among Canada's top human rights and race relation experts. Because of his ability to handle challenging issues with sensitivity, care and humor, Mr. Newkirk is sought after as a public motivational and inspirational speaker by many different organizations, businesses and groups.
Reginald Newkirk (first time ...
www.uarr.org, 8 Nov 2010 [cached]
Reginald Newkirk (first time joining the Board).
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REGINALD NEWKIRK
Reginald Newkirk has served as the Secretary General of the 25,000 member Baha'i Community of Canada since 1992. He came to this post from Halifax, NS where he served as the race relations coordinator with the Nova Scotia Government. A graduate of the University of Lethbridge with a degree in history and philosophy, Reginald embarked on a career devoted to the protection of human rights. He has served extensively in this field with the Canadian Human Rights Commission and provincial Human Rights Commissions in Alberta, British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. Reginald has also worked in the areas of Native rights, labour relations and family violence prevention.
Circle of Courage Sharing Symposium - Guest Speakers
cochrane.rbe.sk.ca, 21 June 2004 [cached]
Reggie Newkirk is an author and consultant who uses humour combined with his life experiences to help his audience recognize and begin to understand the face of racism and its effects on our communities.Reginald was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, escaping gang life by joining the Air Force.His book, entitled RACIAL HEALING--The Institutes forthe Healing of Racism shares many of his personal experiences with the racialhealing process.He now resides in Lumsden, Saskatchewan and Continues tobe among Canada's top human rights and race relations experts.He is a skilledtrainer and group facilitator and has worked with all levels of government on native rights, labor relations and family violence prevention.
SIA - The Face of Racism
www.siassoc.sk.ca, 9 May 2003 [cached]
On March 19th, 2001 the City of Saskatoon's Employment Equity Committee and the Saskatchewan Intercultural Association were pleased to welcome Reginald Newkirk to Saskatoon.Reginald gave two scheduled presentations at the Cosmo Civic Centre Lecture Theatre to over 300 City of Saskatoon employees and representatives from various community organizations.
Reginald is an author and consultant who uses humour combined with his life experiences to help his audience recognize and begin to understand the face of racism and its effects on our communities.Reginald was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, escaping gang life by joining the Air Force.His book, entitled RACIAL HEALING--The Institutes for the Healing of Racism shares many of his personal experiences with the racial healing process.He now resides in Lumsden, Saskatchewan and Continues to be among Canada's top human rights and race relations experts.He is a skilled trainer and group facilitator and has worked with all levels of government on native rights, labor relations and family violence prevention.
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