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September 21, 2015 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: Access Alliance Launches the Nahom Berhane Scholarship Fundraising Campaign to Honour Colleague and Community Leader Nahom Berhane

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 21, 2015) - On Tuesday September 22, Access Alliance will launch the Nahom Berhane Scholarship Fundraising Campaign to commemorate their colleague Nahom Berhane, a passionate community leader who was killed on September 27, 2014.

Nahom Berhane worked at Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services as a health promoter. He was a passionate leader and advocate for community development and engagement, access to services, inclusion and diversity, as well as being a well-respected and much loved young mentor for many youths.

The Scholarship will provide assistance to youth in need of financial support and who are attending a post-secondary institution, including universities, colleges and professional trades training. To be eligible for a $4,000 scholarship, the ideal candidate must have a proven track record of volunteerism, community service and leadership in the community.

What: Access Alliance launches the Nahom Berhane Scholarship
Who: Access Alliance and the Berhane Family
When: Tuesday, September 22, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET
Where: The 519
519 Church Street
Toronto, ON
RSVP: Yatti Tjipto, at

About Access Alliance:

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services has been promoting health, wellbeing and improved access to services for immigrants and refugees in Toronto for the past 25 years. A range of programs, services, advocacy and partnerships address medical, social, economic, environmental, settlement and integration issues for newcomers of all ages at all stages of their life. Find out more at:

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Christopher A. Trotman
    Public Relations and Communications Officer
    Access Alliance
    (416) 324-8619 ext 250