CUPE 951 Victoria -National Day of Rememberance and Action on Violence Against Women Dec 4 and 6

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CUPE 951 Victoria -National Day of Rememberance and Action on Violence Against Women Dec 4 and 6

Time: December 4, 2013 at 11:30am to December 6, 2013 at 6:30pm
Location: Univ of VIctoria, and City Hall
City/Town: Victoria
Event Type: vigil
Organized By: CUPE 951
Latest Activity: Nov 26, 2013

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Each year, the Equity and Human Rights Office recognizes the National Day of Remembrance. This year, it will be recognized on Wednesday, December 4th:

Classes and exams will be cancelled for one hour to allow campus community members to remember victims of violence, reflect on our responsibility to treat each other as equal human beings, and to celebrate our ability to create a just and compassionate world.

The event will take place in the Michele Pujol Room on Dec. 4th (classes are deferred from 11:30-12:30).

For more information, contact Cindy Player, EQHR Director at cplayer@uvic.ca or 250-721-7007, or Angela Bello, EQHR Special Projects Coordinator at abello@uvic.ca or 250-721-8486.

If you cannot attend the on-campus memorial event, please consider the following:

The Victoria Regional Women’s Committee of the BC Public Service Alliance of Canada cordially invite CUPE Local 951 members to attend a candle light vigil on December 6th, 2013 at Centennial Square City Hall on December 6th, 2013 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm to help commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Donations of socks, towels, toiletries, journals and small household appliances are also sought to be distributed to various women’s organizations. For more details about the vigil or donations, please see the poster below or contact Virginia Vaillancourt at 250-588-3487 or via email vaillav@psac.com

http://www.cupe951.ca/greater-community/national-day-of-rememberance-and-action-on-violence-against-women/

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