by CHARLIE SMITH, The Georgia Straight February 14, 2013 A New York–based human-rights group says it will stand by B.C. victims of alleged police abuse who’ve asked that their identities be kept secret. “If the government is committed to accountable…
Ellen will be the MC at the One Billion Rising – Occupy Respect event tomorrow, February 14, 2013. One Billion Rising is a world-wide movement to protest rape and demand respect.
Walk out, Dance, Rise Up, and Demand an end to this violence!
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 am
Location: Marker of Change, The Women’s Monument
Main Street and Terminal Avenue, Thornton Park, Vancouver
R-E-S-P-E-C-T roadside action
Opening First Nations prayer & welcoming by T’Uy’Tanat-Cease Wyss
MC Ellen Woodsworth
Angela Marie MacDougall, Battered Women’s Support Services
Thekla Lit, *(BC ALPHA) – who will speak to the injustice against the “comfort women” *(BC Association for Learning & Preserving the History of WWII in Asia)
“This poem needs a name” read by Heidi Greco
Break the Chain dance – free style
Moment of Solidarity
Pledge to end violence against women