MEDIA ADVISORY: KAIROS and Quebec Native Women Co-Host Forum at Quebec Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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 Attention:   Aboriginal Affairs, Religion and Foreign Editors and Reporters

(Quebec/Toronto) For Immediate Release                                                                         April 24, 2013

WHO:  KAIROS:  Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives and Québec Native Women featuring

  • France Robertson: Coordinator of the Joliette Native Friendship Centre
  • Vernie Yocogan-Diano:  Igorot nation, the Philippines and Convenor of the Innabuyog Indigenous Women’s Collective, and a KAIROS and United Church partner

WHAT:  Women of Courage Forum – Gendering Reconciliation

WHERE:  Duluth-Mackenzie Room, Queen Elizabeth Hotel, 900 Blvd René Lévesque West, Montréal

(Métro: Place Bonaventure)

WHEN:   Wednesday April 24, 7:00PM – 9:00 PM

WHY:     Presented by Québec Native Women Inc. and KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, this sharing circle will highlight the voices of women and the strength of women survivors.  It brings a gender perspective to reconciliation and will explore how women cope with traumatic experience and how they have overcome trauma to become leaders in their fields or communities.  KAIROS Executive Director Jennifer Henry will also be on hand for this public forum.  Simultaneous translation in French and English will be available. For further information visit:

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Media contact:

Adiat Junaid
Communications Program Coordinator
KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives
416.463.5312 x 223

Aurélie Arnaud
Communications Officer
Femmes autochtones de Québec/ Quebec Native Women

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