Dinner With . . . Series

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Please note that our physical space at 777-779 Bathurst Street is currently closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, we are bring ADBCC to you through our online streaming and live event platforms. Check them out below!

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Is your cup running over with questions … and are you hungry for answers? For example: how to start a small business, what is risk management, how to submit a tender, how to respond to gentrification, how to get involved with expansion projects in the city, and/or how to improve your brand? Look no further as we invite you to join our monthly Dinner With . . .” Series designed to allow participants the opportunity to share dinner and conversation with trailblazers and game changers. Twenty-one guests have the opportunity to engage, initiate, learn and share information on various topics. Guest speakers are diverse in nature, have demonstrated impact, and are known for their professional and civic engagement. This intergenerational evening will offer an intimate atmosphere for knowledge exchange, informal networking, mentoring and modular learning. Please check our website’s EVENTS calendar and/or our Facebook page for upcoming sessions and topics. Space is limited, so please register in advance by email to info@adbcc.org with the subject line “Dinner With.” Alternately, you may call us at 416-901-7720. First & Third Monday of every month; 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Admission: $39.95/pp

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Author and educator, Fartumo Kusow stopped by The People’s Podcast to share stories of her immigration to Canada and discuss how COVID-19 has impacted Ramadan and Eid in her community. 

Fartumo Kusow was born in Somalia and immigrated to Canada in 1991 at the start of the civil war. He first novel in English, Tale of a Boon’s Wife, was published in Canada by Second Story Press in October 2017. Her first novel, Amran, written in Somali, was serialized in October Star, Mogadishu: the Somali national newspaper in 1984. Since her arrival in Canada in 1991, and after learning English as a second language, she earned a BA (Hon) in English Language and Literature and B.Ed from the University of Windsor. A writer, a podcastor, and a public speaker, she now teaches English literature courses for the Greater Essex County District School Board and is working on her next novel. She is a mother of five adult children, and lives in Windsor, Ontario.

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