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“Change will come when we start believing the stories when they’re told”: Sara Mansour on how social media is helping survivors of sexual harassment

On Wednesday, 5 September, a full house turned out to attend Affinity Intercultural Foundation’s A+ Youth Lecture with Sara Mansour, lawyer and co-founder of Bankstown Poetry Slam. In a talk titled, ‘‘Hashtags Sparking Revolutions: How Social Media is Helping Take a Stand Against Sexual Harassment’, Sara discussed how social media and the #MeToo movement is […]

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Twenty five years of the Disability Discrimination Act

On Tuesday 28 November, Affinity held its final Lunchtime Lecture of the year with Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin from the Australian Human Rights Commission. The Commissioner, who is deaf, was accompanied by two AUSLAN interpreters who provided translation assistance. Facilitating the talk was Professor Shane Clifton, Dean of Theology from Alphacrucis College, who suffered […]

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Talking about war, returning soldiers and the veteran experience

On Tuesday 7 November, Affinity Intercultural Foundation continued their popular Morning Conversation lecture series, with a conversation between David Elliott MP, Minister for Counter On Tuesday 7 November, Affinity hosted a Morning Conversation between David Elliott MP, Minister for Counter Terrorism, Emergency Services and Veteran Affairs and Catalina Florez, Senior Journalist from Channel Ten. The […]