Wed, Feb 24|
Extending our Embrace
Free online event in response to the United Nations’ Interfaith Harmony Week.
Time & Location
Feb 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
About the Event
The Mary Ward Centre in collaboration with the Archdiocese of Toronto, The Toronto Catholic District School Board and the Intercultural Dialogue Institute, have designed this free event that will includ inspiring stories, music, poetry, dance, art and reflections.
Our feature speaker is Cheryl Perera, founder of One Child (a non-profit youth organization addressing child trafficking). Cheryl is a young Catholic adult who has spoken at the United Nations and received the Order of Ontario award.
The other speakers sharing their stories include: the Muslim founder of the Good Neighbours Project, Tareq Syed (hailed as a pandemic hero); the Urban Monk Bahnte Saranaplal and a Jewish "Good Samaritan", Nick Gunz (who was featured in several news networks recently).
Ages 16 and up are welcome to attend.
To register go to: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/extending-our-embrace-united-nations-world-interfaith-harmony-week-tickets-136846687125