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Crossing an ocean of indifference: Refugees and the summons to Canadians



Monday, May 30, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm


Earth Sciences - 162

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Mary Jo Leddy will discuss the current refugee crisis, Canadian response and how ordinary communities can make a difference. All are welcome to attend.

Mary Jo Leddy B.A.; B.Ed.; M.A.; Ph.D is well known for her work with refugees in Toronto’s Romero House. She has been its director since 1991. She is also Adjunct Professor, Regis College, University of Toronto, and an active member of the Ontario Sanctuary Coalition and PEN Canada, a journalist and writer.

With financial support from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Aid for Interdisciplinary Sessions Fund.

In English