297 Victoria St
Toronto, ON M5B 1W1
Join the Toronto Refugee Rights Month Planning Committee to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of Refugee Rights Day in Canada.
Reception: 5:30PM – 6:00PM
Event: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Event will feature presentation of the Mayor’s Proclamation on Refugee Rights Day
Mayor John Tory
Councillor Jim Karygiannis (Ward 39), City of Toronto Newcomer Advocate
Councillor Neethan Shan (Ward 42), City of Toronto Newcomer Advocate
A Panel discussion on the theme of Finding Home, including presentations on the criminalization of refugees, access to shelter and housing, and the right to healthcare.
Co-moderated by: Debbie Douglas – OCASI, and Loly Rico – FCJ Refugee Centre (and Past President of Canadian Council for Refugees)
Idil Atak, Associate Professor – Department of Criminology, Ryerson University, Toronto
Anne Woolger, Founding Director, Matthew House Refugee Reception Services
Ritika Goel, Family Physician, Inner City Health Associates
Musical Performance & Spoken Word:
FCJ Refugee Centre Youth Group
Refreshments will be provided
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
We acknowledge with gratitude support from Immigration and Settlement Studies at Ryerson University and Ryerson University Catering Services for this event.
This event is part of a series of events celebrating Refugee Rights Month in the City of Toronto– please join us!