March 6 #LINCchat Summary: Preparing for Refugee Rights Day

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The March 6 #LINCchat topic was Preparing for Refugee Rights Day, which is held each year on April 4. Thanks to our moderators, Jennifer Chow (@jennifermchow) and Svetlana Lupasco (@StanzaSL), and all who participated in our March 6 chat, either live or afterwards: @ram_diane, @seburnt, @thespreadingoak, @gabyG_jolie, @EALStories, @DawnTorvik,, @ShawnaWiKo, and @vislief.

Extra thanks go to our special guests for today’s chat, Brenda Lohrenz (@brenda_lohrenz), Executive Director of  B.C. TEAL and Taslim Damji (@DamjiTaslim), Manager of MOSAIC Works. We are grateful for the resources and expertise that they have shared with us. Be sure to check out the excellent resources on the BC TEAL website: https://www.bcteal.org/about/initiatives/refugee-rights-day/

And finally, thanks to all those who contributed questions to tonight’s #LINCchat by adding them to our Padlet wall. There were many good questions, so we’ve left them up for further personal reflection: https://padlet.com/eslwithjen/yjif9otuauw6

Please find a summary of this chat below. To read it, hover over the Twitter bird under the questions in the image below. The interactive image was made with Canva and ThingLink.

New to #LINCchat?

If you have never participated in #LINCchat before, go to www.lincchat.ca for more information. #LINCchats occur every other Tuesday, with the occasional Friday.  If you have any ideas for topics or have comments about #LINCchat, please send @StanzaSL or @EALstories a tweet or post a message on Tutela. Please join us for our next #LINCchaton Tuesday, March 20th at 6-7 p.m. PDT or 9-10 p.m. EDT. Please let others know about #LINCchat. Feel free to use the #LINCchat hashtag between chats to share thoughts and links with others.


zAB6NaOy_400x400Bonnie Nicholas (@EALstories) is an enthusiastic participant in the bi-monthly #LINCchat as well as a member of the #LINCchat team along with Svetlana Lupasco (@StanzaSL), Jennifer Chow (@jennifermchow), Augusta Avram (@LINCInstructor), and Nathan Hall (@nathanghall). Bonnie teaches LINC at NorQuest College in Edmonton.

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