Inaugural June Callwood Lecture Spotlights Social Activism
"I saw there was a problem" June Callwood
TORONTO, April 24 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library is honouring the late
June Callwood, one of Canada's most beloved personalities by launching an
annual lecture series in her name. The first annual June Callwood Lecture will
be delivered on April 26th, at 6 p.m. at the Toronto Reference Library.
What: Surprised by Goodness: Toronto Public Library's first annual
June Callwood Lecture
Who: Mary Jo Leddy, Director of Romero House
Hosted by Shelagh Rogers, Sounds Like Canada, CBC Radio
Performance by Molly Johnson
When: Thursday, April 26, 2007, 6 p.m.
Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
June's brand of social activism, and her belief that all of us must be
fixers of problems, will be the inspiration for these lectures. June
personally chose Mary Jo Leddy, director of Romero House, a community home for
refugees, to deliver the inaugural lecture.
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