Voices of Welcome and Refuge – A Human Library for World Refugee Day

20
Jun
2018

Voices of Welcome and Refuge - A Human Library for World Refugee Day

Join us at the Global Centre for Pluralism for a Human Library on Wednesday, June 20th to mark World Refugee Day. Presented in partnership with Refugee 613, Oxfam and CARE Canada, speakers will share their personal stories from all dimensions of the refugee experience in Canada, including private sponsorship, policymaking and settlement.

 

Presented in partnership with Refugee 613, Oxfam and CARE Canada, speakers will share their personal stories from all dimensions of the refugee experience in Canada, including private sponsorship, policymaking and settlement.

The event will include the launch of Refugee 613’s social media campaign #ShowYourWelcome and a gallery of portraits from the storytelling project Community. Everyone is welcome. This event is free of charge.

Each human “book” will speak to the participants at their respective tables for approximately 10 minutes each. Guests will have the chance to hear from several different human “books” over the course of the evening.

5:00-5:20 PM Registration

5:20-6:30 PM Human Library

6:30-7 PM Networking and Discussion

Please note that the event will be held predominantly in English.

Photos above feature participants in the storytelling project Community.

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