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

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

 

The event included the launch of Refugee 613’s social media campaign #ShowYourWelcome and a gallery of portraits from the storytelling project Community.

Guests had the chance to hear from several different human “books” over the course of the evening.

Photos above feature participants in the storytelling project Community.

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