"Sharing Our Stories: Born in Canada" Symposium
October 30, 2017
Saturday, November 11th at 2pm at Tartu College, the Baltic Canadian Imprints partnership will be hosting a symposium titled Sharing Our Stories: Born in Canada. Members from all four Baltic communities, Baltic German, Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian, will be discussing the challenges and advantages of being first generation
Canadian Balts. A panel of first generation representatives from each of the communities will be sharing their experiences with the audience. Special guest Dr. Jaak Rakfeldt (PhD, LCSW), Professor of Social Work at Southern Connecticut State University, will be speaking. Dr. Rakfeldt is also the Coordinator of the
Co-occuring Disorders (mental health and substance use) and has over fifty publications and conference publications dealing with mental health and substance use issues as well as with ethnic identity matters.
The Sharing Our Stories: Born in Canada symposium is a continuation of the group's work together and is open to everyone. The symposium will be in English. No admission fee. A small donation would be appreciated.
Please R.S.V.P. by November 6th to Piret Noorhani, firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-925-9405.