KGAN presents: 1.4 Billion Reasons

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Desert Gardens, 540 Seymour Street

1.4 Billion Reasons is an interactive multimedia presentation from the Global Poverty Project (GPP) that has been travelling the globe since 2009, inspiring and empowering thousands of people worldwide. Based on leading research, 1.4 Billion Reasons clearly articulates the facts of extreme poverty and explores the way forward as we work towards the dream of eradicating extreme poverty in our lifetimes. Click here for a short video trailer of the 1.4 Billion Reasons presentation.

The event will also feature The End of Polio, a grassroots campaign in support of global polio eradication efforts led by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, Rotary International, UNICEF, the World Health Organization, and the Gates Foundation.

d’Arcy Lunn, an Australian teacher and Global Poverty Project member, will give the presentation. He has travelled to over 50 countries and has given over 100 GPP presentations.  Everyone is welcome at this free event but space is limited so please register below.

Eventbrite - 1.4 Billion Reasons Presentation


Student Field Experiences in International Social Work

Monday, June 18th, 2012

9:00am – 11:00am

Thompson Rivers University
International Building (IB) 1023

TRU International Social Work students will share their international learning from their field experiences in South India and in Canada. This public engagement event will focus on the topics of human trafficking, disasters, tribal communities, and indigenous education. Everyone is welcome. No RSVP necessary. This event is funded by the AUCC’s Students for Development program and the Canadian International Development Agency.