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Sunday, March 3 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Operation Ezra: Welcoming Yazidis to Winnipeg

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In a somewhat informal format, 3 different Yazidi teens, new to Winnipeg, tell their stories of their journey to Canada as well as their largest challenges following arrival and greatest achievements or sources of pride since arriving.  The format will allow for the attendees to ask many questions with plenty of time for responses.

Presenters
avatar for Diyar, Aida, Madleen & Ameen

Diyar, Aida, Madleen & Ameen

Diyar, Aida, Madleen and Ameen are all originally from Sinjar, Iraq.  When ISIS invaded their village in August of 2014 their families fled, eventually ending up in Turkish refugee camps for years awaiting sponsorship. All are now resettled here in Winnipeg after being privately... Read More →
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Megan Sodomsky

Megan Sodomsky is a member of the Jewish community in Winnipeg who became involved with Operation Ezra during her conversion. Megan volunteers with the group assisting with housing, food projects, planning and EAL.


Sunday March 3, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room 222

Attendees (5)