STORE 21 Opening session: Poem by Ifrah HusseinSeptember 16, 2021
“To subsist in the frontlines is to be a leader. It is to sacrifice for the sake of. It is to advance the community regardless of the tribulations that befalls the people.”
Ifrah Hussein opened the RCC STORE 2021 Conference with a short yet substantial poem commissioned by RCC. Touching on the sense of community, commitment, and contributions of retailers in Canada throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, she summarizes the passion and resilience of workers throughout the retail industry.