A Community With "A Global View"
Uxbridge is a community that has an unselfish view of the need beyond its own boundaries, and works to help the world become a better place. Here is an opportunity to meet and hear from several local residents whose global view has changed their lives forever.
Come and hear Dr Jennifer Wilson who since 2007 has been involved in a unique partnership between local health professionals and a community development organization in Ghana, West Africa. Dr Wilson has led a team of up to 40 members in each of the last four years to Ghana to provide medical, surgical, and optical care to thousands of patients without access to health care.
Laurel Gillispie has joined the International Justice Mission as a journalist and will speak about young girls who have been rescued from sex trafficking with the help of IJM ..... IJM is a human rights organization that secures justice for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression
2 young people who were part of a group of 12 who worked in a barrio in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. They filled their luggage with sports equipment and craft supplies, travelled to the Dominican and used the supplies to run a day camp.
When - Saturday January 29th 6:30pm
Where- Uxbridge Secondary School
Who - anyone of any age, who cares about our community
What - Music, Community Recognition, Friendships and a Captivating Speaker
Part of the once a month series A Community Of Character on the last Saturday of the month that run from Oct 30th 2010 to May 28th 2011
None scheduled for December