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Meet Fadak: Melbourne Launch

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MESMA Studio

Level 1, 6 Nicholson Street COBURG VIC 3058

Melbourne, VIC 3058

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Join Refugees On Air & Road to Refuge at the ‘Meet Fadak’ launch: a live podcast recording at MESMA Studio!

Every Australian needs to meet Fadak. Fadak is a 25 year old Australian law graduate fighting for justice. Fifteen years ago she was a refugee, fleeing the invasion of Iraq.

Now, Fadak is on a mission to tell her story as Australia has not yet heard it: in her own words: ‘I’m tired of having others tell my story. I want to reclaim my voice’.’

Together with Road to Refuge, and dozens of other community organisations, Fadak is seeking to embark on a new type of storytelling campaign to challenge the stories about her and other people like her.

She wants every Australian to meet her and to put a human face ahead of the politics that has divided Australian communities for far too long.

To launch her campaign, Fadak will have a live discussion with Refugees on Air: a podcast recorded by 16-year-old Syrian twins, Sarah and Maya.

Sarah & Maya conduct intelligent interviews with inspiring refugees and share their stories to a broader audience around the world. Their work has been recognised and mentioned in many articles such as New Humans of Australia and the SBS news show The Feed. They aim to continue producing episodes, educate the public on the growing crisis of displaced people and spark change into the world.

Together, they'll discuss the importance of supporting people from refugee backgrounds to reclaim their story, how Australia's welcome can change lives, and how you can be involved in supporting Fadak's new campaign.

The event will be intimate evening and chance to truly converse in a way the headlines about refugees don’t allow us too. We hope to see you there to meet Fadak!


EVENT DETAILS:

WHERE: MESMA Studio, Level 1, 6 Nicholson Street COBURG VIC 3058

WHEN: 19th June, 6pm (6:30 start of recording).

COST: $10 Concession, $15 adult

Drinks are available for purchase with small nibbles provided.

Seating is limited to 50 chairs, with a rugs & pillows being provided to ensure the night is intimate and comfy.

Regrettably, this venue is not wheelchair accessible.

This event is strictly 18+

This event is supported by Road to Refuge, all proceeds from this event will go towards Fadak’s coming crowdfunder to raise funds for her speaking tour.

Road to Refuge's mission is to provide platforms for refugee voices to shape mainstream discourse: on their terms and in their words.



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