Seneca College King Campus
13990 Dufferin Street, Toronto
416-491-5050 ext. 5273
In this presentation, Régine King will provide a short overview of the historical and political issues that led to the 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwanda, some of the consequences of this genocide and some steps made towards recovery.
Régine Uwibereheyo King is a PhD candidate in the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto and a survivor of the 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwanda. Her research interest are finding appropriate mental health approaches for survivors of massive violence and models leading to the reconstruction of healthy communities. Regine is a community activist on issues of genocide and other forms of violence.
This program is generously co-sponsored by Ve’ahavta, a Canadian humanitarian and relief organization that is motivated by the Jewish value of tzedakah – the obligation to do justice – by assisting the needy locally and abroad through volunteerism, education, and acts of kindness, while building bridges between Jews and other people, worldwide.
Supported by Hillel of Greater Toronto.
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