Toronto's February 14th Women's Memorial March, Rally and Feast

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Toronto's February 14th Women's Memorial March, Rally and Feast

Time: February 14, 2012 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: Police Headquarters
Street: Feast follows at the 519 Church Street Community Centre
City/Town: Toronto, Ontario
Website or Map: http://facebook page
Event Type: rally
Organized By: No More Silence, The Native Youth Sexual Health Network, The Native Women’s Resource Centre and other Indigenous and feminist organizations
Latest Activity: Feb 3, 2012

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Toronto's February 14th Women's Memorial Rally and Feast

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Rally from 12:30pm until 1:30pm

Feast at the 519 Church Street Community Centre following the rally.

This year we will be Raising our Voices to Demand the United Nations Investigate Missing & Murdered Indigenous women in Canada. Alongside groups across the country, Toronto’s February 14th organizing committee comprised of No More Silence, The Native Youth Sexual Health Network, The Native Women’s Resource Centre and other Indigenous and feminist organizations will be mobilizing at Police Headquarters at 12:30 pm (on Grenville Street between Yonge Street and the Women's College Hospital) to show our support for such an investigation.

On February 14th we come together in solidarity with the women who started this vigil over 20 years ago in Vancouver’s DTES, and with the marches and rallies that will be taking place across this land. We stand in defense of our lives and to demonstrate against the complicity of the state in the ongoing genocide of Indigenous women and the impunity of state institutions and actors (police, RCMP, coroners’ offices, the courts, and an indifferent federal government) that prevents justice for all Indigenous peoples.

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