Dan Habib visits Canada!

by | May 25, 2015

Dan Habib is bringing his films to Canada during the last week of May 2015, with his first stop in Victoria, British Columbia. Dan will be attending a screening of “Who Cares About Kelsey?” at the University of Victoria on May 26th at 6:30 PM, and will host a discussion/Q&A following the film screening. The event will be held in the David Lam Theatre, MacLaurin Building, University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Road. Donations of new or gently used children or youth books, games, or art supplies to the Centre for Outreach Education (CORE) are greatly appreciated. For more information, click HERE.

Dan will then head to Vancouver for the 60th Anniversary 2015 Inclusion BC Conference! Dan will be presenting the keynote and two breakout sessions on May 29th at the Sheraton Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard Street. For more information on this event, click HERE.

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Who Cares about Kelsey?