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Logan refugee awareness week conference

Published: 28 June 2016

Logan refugee awareness week conference

Want to learn more about engaging with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities? Wish to understand the settlement journey and obtain key information around migrants and refugees?

The Logan RAW (Refugee Awareness Week) Conference is back for its second year on 1 July 2016, 9:30am-2:00pm, at Griffith University Logan Campus.

The conference will again feature an engaging line up of presenters sharing their knowledge on working with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

Designed for stakeholders and their front-line staff, the conference features a key note presentation, personal stories and six workshops aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of the settlement journey, providing knowledge about engaging with the CALD community and giving key information about refugees.

This year, inspirational key note speaker, Abdi Aden, will discuss his personal refugee journey and how his past endurances and experiences have helped him achieve strength, courage, resilience and everything he is today.

The conference has a fee of $50 per participant, which includes all workshops, speakers and lunch.

Coordinator, Access Community Services Inc, is inviting people from all industries to take part in the cross-cultural learning experience that covers topics such as:

  • digital youth stories
  • language support
  • government support services
  • law and order
  • educational pathways
  • impacts of trauma on people from a refugee and asylum seeker background & their mental well-being.

WHEN: Friday 1 July 2016 | 9:30am-2:00pm
WHERE: Griffith University Logan Campus