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**Media Advisory** Hon. Minister Ahmed Hussen Unveils Refugee 613 Storytelling Website – COMMUNITY

WHAT: Launch of Refugee 613’s web site “Community” chronicling Ottawa’s efforts to resettle more than 2,100 refugees between 2015 and 2016, through the eyes of settlement workers, private sponsors, volunteers, newcomers and many others. In addition, Refugee 613 will launch a Facebook campaign inviting Ottawa residents to share their stories of welcoming refugees.
WHERE: University of Ottawa, Faculty of Social Sciences Building, Room 4007, 120 University Private, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5
WHEN: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

SPEAKERS:

  • The Hon. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
  • The Hon. Yasir Naqvi, MPP (Ottawa Centre)
  • Councillor Michael Qaqish for Gloucester-South Nepean

WEB SITE: www.ottawarefugeestory.ca – PLEASE NOTE: The “Community” web site link is under embargo until 7:00 PM., Wednesday, June 28, 2017.

 ** ALL MEDIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND** 

 For more information contact:

Barâa Arar

613-898-2130

baraa@refugee613.ca