Fri, Feb 18|
A Conversation with Elder Amos Kambare
As we celebrate the history and excellence of Black people this month, we are happy to invite you to join us as we learn and celebrate the excellent works of Elder Amos.
Time & Location
Feb 18, 2022, 7:00 PM
About the Event
AACCCS-ISSAMBA Centre humbly invites you to join its conversation with Elder Amos Kambere. Amos served in the Uganda Government from 1980 - 1985 as a member of Parliament. He and his family fled to then Zaire, now DRC Congo in 1987 and lived in Kinshasa as refugees. Coming to Canada in 1992 Amos immediately found work with Canadian Postal services. In 2002, Amos together with Edith Kambere founded the Umoja Operation Compassion Society of BC to support parents and youth coming from war torn african countries. In 2006 Amos was one of the founders of Focus on Africa series at SFU. He served as Program advisor at SFU Institute of Diaspora Engagement from 2011- 2015. In 2017, Amos Kambere Retired from Canada Post after serving 25 years as front line supervisor. Currently Amos Mubunga Kambere is the President/Founder of Umoja operation compassion society. He is the Author of a personal biography called "Celebrating literacy in the Rwenzori region: Lest we forget". As we celebrate the history and excellence of Black people this month, we are happy to invite you to join us as we learn and celebrate the excellent works of Elder Amos.