/R E P E A T -- Centraide of Greater Montreal - Media invitation/

MONTRÉAL, June 13, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The president and executive director of Centraide of Greater Montreal, Lili-Anna Pereša, cordially invites media representatives to attend a press conference on the needs and integration challenges of Syrian refugees in Montreal. Centraide will also announce new social investments in community agencies.



Wednesday, June 15, 2016


Press conference on the integration of Syrian refugees
From 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Interviews will be possible at the end of the conference


CACI (Centre d'appui aux communautés immigrantes de Bordeaux-Cartierville)
4770 Salaberry Street




  • Lili-Anna Pereša, President and Executive Director, Centraide of Greater Montreal
  • Mario Régis, Vice-President for Social Development, Centraide of Greater Montreal
  • Stephan Reichhold, Director of TCRI, a round table of some one hundred community agencies that work with refugees and immigrants
  • Anait Aleksanian, Director of CACI, an agency that promotes the social integration of immigrants and newcomers
  • Syrian refugees welcomed by CACI

About Centraide

Centraide of Greater Montreal is an independent organization managed by a board of directors that is representative of the community. It serves Laval, Montreal and the South Shore. About 57,000 volunteers are involved in Centraide's network of almost 350 agencies, and another 22,000 work on its annual campaign. Centraide is supported by some 1,600 private and public corporations and organizations as well as by large trade unions.



SOURCE Centraide of Greater Montreal

For further information: Annick Gagnon, Public Relations Coordinator, Centraide of Greater Montreal, Tel.: 514 288-1261, ext. 242, gagnona@centraide-mtl.org


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