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Refugee Rights Month in Toronto 2018

When: April 3, 2018 – April 21, 2018 all-day

ABOUT: Refugee Rights Month in Toronto is commemorated in April each year to bring attention to the advances made in the protection of refugee rights in Canada as a result of the Supreme Court decision[…]

Finding Home In Toronto: 33 Years of Defending Refugee Rights

When: April 4, 2018 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Ryerson University, Peter Bronfman Room, 7th Floor, Chang School, Heaslip House, 297 Victoria St, Toronto, ON M5B 1W1, Canada

Join the Toronto Refugee Rights Month Planning Committee to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of Refugee Rights Day in Canada.       Please click here to register (required). Reception: 5:30PM – 6:00PM Event: 6:00 PM[…]

CRS Film Screening: Ai Weiwei’s “Human Flow”

When: February 14, 2018 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Where: Nick Mirkopolous Screening Room ACE 004, 4700 Keele St, North York, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

Join us for a screening of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s powerful documentary on the refugee crisis Human Flow   You can view the trailer here:

Refugee Awareness Week 2018 at York University (Feb 5-8th)

When: February 5, 2018 – February 8, 2018 all-day
Where: York University, 4700 Keele St, North York, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

Refugee Awareness Week 2018, from February 5th to 8th is a collaborative initiative of a coalition of York University student groups and supporting departments working on refugee issues and advocacy in order to promote awareness,[…]

Training on Working in Solidarity with Refugees by York U Psychology Graduate Students Refugee Initiative, Syria Response and Refugee Initiative & WUSC Keele

When: February 5, 2018 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Where: 519 Kaneff Tower, 4700 Keele St, North York, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

This session’s training, being facilitated by the York University Psychology Graduate Student (PGS) Refugee Education Initiative is designed to empower those working and volunteering with refugees by building a healthy, safe, and welcoming environment for refugees[…]

Creating Pathways and Crossing Borders: Access to Higher Education for Refugees and Precarious Migrants

When: February 8, 2018 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Where: Founders College Senior Common Room (Room 305), 4700 Keele St, North York, ON M3J 1P3, Canada

***This event is part of York University Refugee Awareness Week 2018, details are available at (and an up to the minute schedule is available at  *** Critical border scholars have argued that borders are[…]