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Maroochydore: Breakfast with Kon Karapanagiotidis

21 July 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm

Breakfast with Kon Karapanagiotidis

Maroochy Surf Club, Maroochydore
Saturday 21 July, 7.30am

Kon is the CEO and founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ARSC).

His first book, The Power of Hope, will be published on 27 June.
Tickets $40, bookings essential.

Kon Karapanagiotidis is the CEO and founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC), the largest independent human rights organisation for refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia. His personal experience of racism and witnessing the exploitation of his parents started his passion for human rights. From the age of 18, he volunteered at 25 charities before going on to complete six degrees and become a lawyer, social worker and teacher. Kon founded the ASRC at the age of 28.

His work has been recognised with over two dozen awards

including an Order of Australia Medal. His memoir, The Power of

Hope, is published by HarperCollins

Details

Date:
21 July 2018
Time:
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

Organiser

Voices on the Coast

Venue

Maroochy Surf Club
Maroochydore, Queensland Australia + Google Map