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Annual Conference Life As A Refugee 2018

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Four Points by Sheraton London

1150 Wellington Road

London, Ontario N6E 1M3

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You are invited to participate in the 2018 10th Annual Life as a Refugee Conference 'All Are Welcome Here' to be held on Wednesday June 20th from 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM (registration from 8:00 AM) to celebrate World Refugee Day. This event is organized by The London Cross Cultural Learner Centre, in partnership with Western Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations, the London Public Library, Pillar Nonprofit Network, South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre, London& Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership, WIL Employment Connections, Centre communautaire régional de London, Collège Boréal, and Merrymount Family Support and Crisis Centre and LUSO Community Services.

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include workshops focusing on welcoming and inclusive communities, including economic integration and resettlement educational supports.

Keynote: Claire Roque, President, Canadian Council for Refugees

Claire Roque is an advocate for the rights of refugees and vulnerable migrants in Canada. In 2011, she joined Diocese of London to volunteer with refugees. She later joined the ministry full time as a specialist for Inland Protection of Refugees, guiding refugees through the determination process. In December 2017, she was elected president of the Canadian Council for Refugees, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the rights of refugees and other migrants in Canada

Agenda:

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Keynote Address by Claire Roque, president Canadian Council for Refugees

10:30 AM -10:45 AM- Refreshment Break

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM - Parallel Workshops

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM - Lunch Break

1:15PM - 2:15 PM - Awards and Panel Discussion

2:15 PM- 2:30 PM - Break

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM - Parallel Workshops

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM - Closing Remarks

Celebrate with us

Evening Party to celebrate World Refugee Day, Wednesday June 20th. The party will start 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM at Centre Communautare Regional de London, 920 Huron St, London-

You're invited!- No RSVP REQUIRED

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Four Points by Sheraton London

1150 Wellington Road

London, Ontario N6E 1M3

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