KHRCA 2016-17 Colloquia - Event 5: A Common Thread of Uncommon Courage: From Genocide Orphan to Human Rights activist

Start Date: February 22 2017 - 12:20 PM

End Date: February 22 2017 - 01:50 PM

Audience: General Public Event

Category: Community

Location: KHRCA A-202

Description:

KHRCA 2016-17 Colloquia - Fleeing Genocide: Displacement, Exile and the Refugee. Event 5: A Common Thread of Uncommon Courage: From Genocide Orphan to Human Rights activist.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:20pm.

Speakers: Jacqueline Murekatete, Esq., Founder, Genocide Survivors Foundation and Dr. Trevor Milton, Assistant Professor of Social Science, Queensborough Community College. Ms. Murekatete, speaks about her own experiences as a victim of the Rwandan genocide and her work establishing the Genocide Survivors Foundation.

 


Contact Name: Marisa Hollywood

Contact Phone: 718-281-5770

Contact Email: MHollywood@qcc.cuny.edu

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