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Tuesday, March 8 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Bicycling as a Bridge for Refugee Communities

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Hear powerful testimony on two programs that are using bicycling as a way of building confidence, freedom, and community within refugee populations. The first 20 minutes will be dedicated to the short Dutch documentary film Mama Agatha, which tells the story of a 59-year-old Ghanaian woman living in cyclefriendly Amsterdam who for the past five years has been teaching other immigrant women how to ride bikes. This powerful and moving story is what inspired World Relief, Boise to launch their refugee bicycling program. Learn what it took and how it continues to evolve in helping refugees gain new freedoms through bicycling in Idaho.

Speakers
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Joelle Frisen

World Relief Boise
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Angela van der Kloof

Sustainabile Mobility Consultant, Mobycon
Being an advisor, speaker and trainer, I'm at my best when working in projects with concrete results: reports, plans, brochures, workshops, trainings, deliverables, websites. | 'Movement' is the common thread in my work. Physical movement of people from A to B to C and back. Mental movement; challenging ourselves to do things that we are not used to; or to do things differently. And social movements; how people change their world through... Read More →
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Yante Le

Full Circle Exchange


Tuesday March 8, 2016 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Mount Vernon B One floor up from registration

Attendees (25)