Beyond The News: A Real Life Refugee Story

Lord Byng Secondary Schol, 3939 West 16th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6R 3C9
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Leaders-of Hope will be hosting a FREE refugee seminar at Lord Byng Secondary School auditorium with guest speakers, Syrian-Canadian advocate and TEDx Speaker, Mohammed Alsaleh, and Saleem Spindari from the organization M.O.S.A.I.C.

The seminar will begin with screening of the documentary "Welcome to Canada" Trailer: Followed by a discussion on topics concerning the current refugee crisis, life struggles, cultural differences, and ways to encourage Canadian youth involvement.

There will be a raffle draw and "refugee smiles", where the audience can write kind, anonymous letters to refugee families. Please bring either a monetary donation, or an item of donation (as listed below in our RSVP form).

To confirm your attendance, RSVP through the following form:

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