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Helping Rainbow Refugees in Kenya
20 Jun 2020 @ 15:30 - 16:30 AESTFree
Guest Speaker: Ian Seal from Many Coloured Sky
Zoom meeting Saturday 20 June 2020 at 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. All welcome.
What is life like for LGBT refugees in Kenya? What are their needs? How can people help? A question time and discussion will follow the presentation.
World Refugee Day also coincides with Pride Day being celebrated by some African LGBT groups. Humanists Victoria also acknowledges World Humanist Day on 21 June.
Ian Seal (B.Ed (Sec); M.Soc.Sci) has worked in the fields of capacity building, community development and health promotion for vulnerable children and young people, for more than two decades. He has extensive experience working in complex and disadvantaged communities, such as Australian Aboriginal communities, urban injecting drug users (Australia and the Philippines), island communities in remote areas of Indonesia, LGBTQI+ groups, and with orphans and street children in Uganda, Indonesia and the Philippines. His focus is on strengthening the abilities of children and young people in disadvantaged communities to meet their own needs and maximise their health and wellbeing, and on building the resources and skills of families and communities for children and young people’s health.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all events and lectures will be held online until it is safe for us to resume in-person gatherings.