ASRC | CELEBRATING | Seeking Asylum: Our Stories–In Residence | Thursday 23 June 2022

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Join ASRC at Seeking Asylum: Our Stories–In Residence in celebration of the book, the wonderful contributors and be part of something really special.

Held during World Refugee Week, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and celebrate the book contributors and hear them share their stories.

The spotlight will be solely on the contributors, including the much-loved Aheda who most of you will know as part of the ASRC Catering team. Aheda is a Chef, Palestininan cuisine traditionalist and a refugee. Aheda has been seeking asylum in Australia since 2018 and has dreams of one day opening a food truck to share her love of traditional Palestenian food and culture.

Aheda, among the additional 20+ book contributors will be at the event and hope you can join in the festivities. 

Proceeds from ticket sales cover the costs involved in putting this important event together and ensuring we acknowledge the contributors in a meaningful and dignified way.

As part of your ticket, you will also receive a copy of the book Seeking Asylum: Our Stories, which you can collect and have signed by the book contributors at the event. The book is an important step in amplifying refugee voices and helping to create a more welcoming and compassionate Australia for refugees and people seeking asylum.

Join in celebration and honouring of these important stories that everyone should hear.
The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) is an independent not for profit whose programs support and empower over 7,000 people seeking asylum each year to maximise their physical, mental and social wellbeing. As a movement we mobilise and unites communities to creating social and policy change for people seeking asylum and refugees in Australia.


    Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Melbourne (ASRC)
    Address: 214-218 Nicholson Street, Footscray VIC 3011 Australia
    Tel: 03 9326 6066
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