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PACC Visit Adult Center Visit

On November 17th, Leontine and Ayanda spoke at PACC Adult Center, part of the Lester B. Pearson School Board. Many of the students in the audience had come to Montreal as immigrants or refugees themselves. The group seemed to identify with Ayanda's story as they were new arrivals in Canada, and were very moved by Leontine's story:


Royal West Academy Visit

On Thursday, February 23rd we visited Royal West Academy where Stephanie and Leontine spoke to the all the Secondary II students (grade 8), despite a fire drill just before we were supposed to start. They asked a lot of questions, especially about the Rwandan genocide. Here is what some of the students had to say:


Students at Héritage High School respond to Youth Speaking Tour

Our third school visit was at Héritage High School on the south shore of Montreal, a regional school with over 1500 students. One hundred and twenty five 15-16 year olds came to our presentation in the school's library. 

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