U3A BRISBANE

University of the Third Age Brisbane


Connecting Seniors to Lifelong Learning

University of the Third Age Brisbane


Connecting Seniors to Lifelong Learning

Event Enrolment

The following forthcoming events are available for booking:

If you are a U3A Brisbane member, you may reserve your place for one or more sessions by clicking on the Make a Booking button below.

Session cost is $5 unless otherwise indicated. This is payable at the time of the session.

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Acts

Presenter: Group presentation
Date: Monday 19th February 2018, 2:00pm-3:30pm
Venue: Level 5, 232 Adelaide St. room 18
Courage to Care is a celebration of people who chose to stand up and confront discrimination and injustice – ordinary people who were extraordinary in their bravery and impact. It is a positive program which uses examples from the past to plant the seeds of awareness, understanding and empathy for others. The program focuses on the legacy of some of the heroes of the Holocaust during the rise to power of the Nazi Party in Germany and during WWII. We honour people like the Australian Aborigine William Cooper, the Bosnian Moslem Dervis Kurkut, the Englishman Sir Nicolas Winton, the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg and the Danish Nation. History comes alive with deeper meaning through listening to the testimony of a Holocaust Survivor who tells us about the bravery of the people who played a role in her/his rescue and survival. Participants then get an opportunity to reflect on what the courage of these heroes can teach us today about standing up to discrimination and injustice - not to be bystanders, but to make a difference whenever possible.
Current Bookings: 43   (Maximum: 55)
 



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