OTTAWA, Oct. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - The Jewish-Somali Project will engage the
resources of the Jewish community to provide mentorship to Canadian Somali
professionals, as one in a series of collaborative ventures, under the
auspices of the Canadian International Peace Project.
The Somali-Jewish Friendship Scholarship Fund will also be announced.
This large-scale initiative presents a new paradigm for the forging of
substantive relationships between members of Canada's diverse communities, and
will serve as a model for future projects and partnerships.
Mark Persaud: President, Canadian International Peace Project
Ahmed Hussen: President, Canadian Somali Congress
Bernie Farber: CEO, Canadian Jewish Congress
Howard English: VP, Corporate Communications, United Jewish
Appeal of Greater Toronto
Date: Tuesday, October 28th 2008
Time: 10:00 a.m. - Panel Discussion
10:30 a.m. - Question Session
Location: Kipling Collegiate Institute
380 The Westway
For further information:
For further information: Raffaella Tardioli, (416) 384-0123 x 2003,