Refugee Rights Month in Toronto

When:
April 1, 2016 – April 30, 2016 all-day
2016-04-01T00:00:00-04:00
2016-05-01T00:00:00-04:00
Contact:
John Carlaw

In addition to the Refugee Rights Day Panel on campus (http://crs.info.yorku.ca/archives/event/refugee-rights-day-in-canada-panel-discussion), the York community is also participating in and helping to organize city wide Refugee Rights Month Activities with the Toronto Refugee Rights Month Planning Committee.

The York University Syria Response and Refugee Initiative, the Centre for Refugee Studies and Osgoode Hall Law School are all members of the committee.

A full list of events can be found at: http://ocasi.org/refugee-rights-month-toronto .

The committee is participating in and highlighting a month-long series of events in the city. At the coalition’s request the City of Toronto has agreed to recognize April as Refugee Rights Awareness Month .A featured event of this month will be York community participation in an Amnesty International Walk for Refugees on Saturday, April 30, 2016 – join the community in this walk for refugee protection and rights!

More on Refugee Rights Day and Month Activities can be found at the YU Syria Response and Refugee Initiative’s Refugees Welcome!  And News and Events pages .

York University Contact: John Carlaw, Project Lead, YU Syria Response and Refugee Initiative, carlaw@yorku.ca .

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