Bochra Manaï

Bochra Manaï has been commissioner for the fight against racism and systemic discrimination since January 2021. At the City of Montreal, her mandate is to ensure the transition towards inclusion within the municipal administration. Holder of a doctorate in urban studies from INRS-UCS, a master’s degree in immigration and interethnic relations and a master’s degree in geography, she works in university and community circles on issues of social exclusion, racism and cohabitation in urban spaces. Author of “Les Maghrébins de Montréal” at Éditions PUM, she is the author of several books, chapters and articles, which mobilize concepts surrounding racism, inclusion and social exclusion. She is an affiliated researcher with LABRII. As a professional, she headed the Montréal-Nord organization that promotes citizen mobilization aimed at social and territorial transformation, Parole d’Excluded, and coordinated the Montréal-Nord Youth Concertation Table. A consultant to numerous organizations and institutions, she also contributed to the work of the Table on Diversity, Inclusion and the Fight against Discrimination, which sent recommendations to the City in the fall of 2019.


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