Embrace Life Day Activities: September 8–10, 2018

Community Event
September 5, 2018

The Embrace Life Council, Isaksimagit Inuusirmi Katujjiqatigiit, is a non-profit organization. Our mission is to support and encourage Nunavummiut to value life. Embrace Life Day is coming up on September 10 (World Suicide Prevention Day).

Embrace Life Council will be holding an annual walk in Iqaluit, Nunavut on Monday, September 10, 2018, to honor those who have died by suicide, strengthen our connection with each other as a community, and reaffirm our commitment to life.

The Embrace Life Day Walk will be taking place from 2 to 2:45 p.m. at the Inuksuk High School (IHS) parking lot (right side). We will be walking the Ring Road, and returning to the IHS parking lot. With this walk, we want to invite you and your friends and family to join us on the walk for life. See below for activities precede to Embrace Life Day.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office by telephone or email.

Rachel Seepola Michael – Program Coordinator
867-975-3233 ext. 225

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