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Past Living Library Speakers

Abeer Al-Salihi

"Welcome to Canada!" Now, how do you find a community?

Winter 2019 Speaker

Bhisham K. Ramoutar

3 Countries. 5 Cities. 11 Houses. A Journey in Redefining "Home" and "Belonging"

Fall 2018 / Winter 2019 Speaker

Charlotte Nzabondera

"This Is Your Home!" Journeying across continents to find a forever home

Winter 2019 Speaker

Esther Izarnotegui

"Peterborough Is A Drop of Heaven" - Language, Family, and Mental Health

Fall 2019 / Winter 2020 Speaker

Jasim Ammanatt

Connecting Across Culture & Language: How Giving Back Gave Me New Perspectives

Fall 2019 / Winter 2020 Speaker

Fabiola Contreras Carrasco

New Challenges in a New Home: How a community of women come together to support each other

Winter 2019 Speaker

Magali Sperling Beck

Crossings North and South: Being Mapped by a Place Called Branada

Winter 2019 / Fall 2020 Speaker

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Faye Shien Tan

Cultivating Empathy: Experiences Supporting Youth and Children

Fall 2018 Speaker


Khidir Bkdach

From A Land I Loved to a Land I Love: A Young Syrian Adult's Journey to Become a Productive new Canadian

Fall 2018 Speaker

Olena Oliinyk

The Bid for Language and Connection: Embracing Opportunities and Challenges

Fall 2019 / Winter 2020 Speaker

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Zebiba Sultan

Challenge as Opportunity: from the Big City to a small Welcoming Community

Fall 2018 Speaker