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Architects of Social Bridges - A Free Community Event

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by M D Kelley (subscribe)
A freelance writer, amateur photographer, foodie, and former ex-pat now living in Melbourne. Always on the look out for the fun, unusual, and affordable. Contact me on Instagram/Twitter: @mdkelleywriter or visit www.mdkelleywriter.com.
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Be inspired, get engaged, and be a part of the conversation
The Australian Red Cross is holding a free community event, Architects of Social Bridges, at the Fitzroy Town Hall on Thursday, 15 September 2016 from 5:45 pm to 8:00 pm to celebrate Australia's cultural diversity and to inspire new and better ways of understanding and appreciating our nation's multicultural heritage.

Charity, Community, Multicultural, Free, Melbourne
Architects of Social Bridges - a free community event presented by the Australian Red Cross (image courtesy ofhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1260125973997908/?active_tab=highlights)


The evening will be hosted by author and activist, Tasneem Chopra, with guest speakers and performers including:

Poet, MC, and author, Abe Nouk
Latin folk fusion group, Terrasur
Medical anthropologist, Dr Gregory Phillips, of the Waanyi and Jaru Aboriginal people
Shabnam Safa, co-founder of the Noor Foundation, and
Sherene Hassan, director of the Islamic Museum of Australia.

During the event, be one of the first to see the official launch of a short film resource featuring the stories of people finding safety, refuge and/or asylum in Australia all whilst enjoying the international canapés served by the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.

The evening aims to encourage and create a more supportive and inclusive community for all those seeking a safer existence. So why not learn more about the many different people that have chosen to call Australia home?

Support the Australian Red Cross by attending and be a part of the conversation on building and improving the community we live in.
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Why? Get involved with creating more welcoming and cohesive communities.
When: Thursday, 15 September 2016 from 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Phone: 0401 282 595 or hngan@redcross.org.au (Hedda Ngan)
Where: Fitzroy Town Hall, 201 Napier Street, Fitzroy, VIC
Cost: Event is free but please register through the Eventbrite website link.
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