‘Share a meal, share a story’ for Refugee Week

17/06/2019

Georges River Council is co-hosting a free Refugee Week 2019 Community Dinner event, to help raise awareness of the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers and create a welcoming environment. 
 
The event on Thursday 20 June 2019 will provide a format for people to share and listen to stories that showcase the resilience and courage of refugees and asylum seekers, and to spark fresh ideas about how best to support them in the Georges River community and beyond.  
 
Held in partnership with Advance Diversity Services, Settlement Services International, and the Refugee Council of Australia, the dinner will encourage meaningful connections between community members. 
 
Share a Meal, Share a Story Dinner (free) 
 
Date: Thursday 20 June 2019
Time: 5.00pm to 8.00pm
Where: Kogarah School of Arts, corner of Queens Avenue and Bowns Road, Kogarah
Bookings essential: Visit the ‘What’s On’ page at www.georgesriver.nsw.gov.au to confirm your attendance  
 
Refugee Week 2019 will run from 16 June to 22 June. The Refugee Council of Australia has provided free resources for Refugee Week 2019, including recipes from its Ambassadors, to help people ‘Share a meal, share a story’ to celebrate the lives of refugees.  
 
For more information please call 9330 6400. For more information on Georges River Council, please visit www.georgesriver.nsw.gov.au.