We Are Not The Others


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We Are Not The Others’is rooted on the findings of a two-year research project, conducted with women immigrant to Hamilton by Dr. Carranza from The School of Social Work at McMaster University, funded by the Hamilton Community Foundation, in partnership with the Immigrant Working Centre, the Emergency Support Committee for Refugees and the Hamilton Community Legal Clinic. We Are Not The Others is a creative collaboration between Dr. Carranza and playwright Izad Etemadi. It utilizes the women’s own expressions to describe their experiences of immigration, trauma, losses, resiliency and hope for a better life in Canada.