Solidarity Assembly - National Week of Solidarity (REPEAT)

Solidarity Assembly - National Week of Solidarity (REPEAT)

via Zoom
Melbourne, VIC
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September 10, 2020 at 5:00pm - 6pm

5pm AEST/4.30pm ACST/3pm AWST

Join us for a conversation about the impacts of the Covid-19 on people seeking asylum and refugees, and the lack of support being offered by the Federal government. We will hear from a range of incredible speakers and artists and then take collective action in support of the #NoChildLeftBehind campaign.

The Solidarity Assembly is designed for students, teachers, parents and members of the public to learn more about the issues and how you can get involved in the campaign to help achieve change. We will cover the current policy context for people seeking asylum, hear directly from someone in the process, learn about the human rights implications of the current situation and appreciate some amazing poetry and artistry. Finally we will provide a range of opportunities to ensure Minister Ruston hears our call loud and clear.

You can bring as many people along as you like, and don't forget to share the event with other schools and community groups in your area!


Edward Santow, Human Rights Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission

Shabnam Safa - Chair of the National Refugee-led Advisory and Advocacy Group (NRAAG)

Shukufa Tahiri - Policy Officer at the Refugee Council of Australia

Hani Abdile - Writer and spoken word artist


This event will be screened via YouTube premiere. You will be sent a link the day before.

Please note this webinar will be a repeated recording of the webinar happening on Tuesday 8 September.


*this is a pseudonym to protect Sandra's identity

Will you come?

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