[act-ma] October 14th Presentation: Recovering from the Traumas of War: Working with Unaccompanied Youth from Sudan
kellyturley at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 13:51:18 PDT 2008
Please join us for the October meeting of Amnesty International Group 133!
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Amnesty International Northeast Regional Office
58 Day Street, Suite 409
Somerville, MA 02144
• Urgent Action Letter Writing
• Introductions and Amnesty Mandate
• Recovering from the Traumas of War: Working with Unaccompanied Youth
from Sudan- A special presentation by Dr. Hugo Kamya, Ph.D.
Dr. Kamya, Associate Professor of Social Work at Simmons College, will join
us to talk about his work with unaccompanied minors from the Sudan-- young
people who have been both unwilling targets and perpetrators of war. He will
share with us what these young people know about their war-related
experiences, the meanings they make from these experiences, what they learn
about these experiences, and how they integrate and make meaning from these
experiences. Dr. Kamya also will discuss responses to the plight of
unaccompanied youth from Sudan and implications for practitioners,
researchers, policy advocates, and human rights activists.
• Brief Action Team/Campaign Updates
• Past and Future Events
Hope to see you there!
kelly at amnesty133.org
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