After the Holocaust, over 1,000 Jewish tailors and their families were chosen from displaced persons camps to come to Canada through the Garment Workers' Scheme ("The Tailor Project"). Award-winning author, ANNE DUBLIN, will give an illustrated, interactive lecture that will include the historical context and family stories. The Tailor Project is being re-discovered now in various ways, with significant implications for immigrants and refugees coming to Canada.
ANNE DUBLIN is the award-winning author of biographies and historical novels for young people and a popular speaker in the GTA. She has a special interest in the Tailor Project, for her family were Holocaust survivors who came to Canada through the Tailor Project in 1948.