Time: February 14, 2013 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Location: Marker of Change in Thornton Park
Street: Main Street and Terminal Avenue
City/Town: Vancouver, BC
Website or Map: http://www.onebillionrising.o…
Event Type: one, billion, rising
Organized By: Remember Our Sisters Everywhere
Latest Activity: Feb 5, 2013
ONE BILLION RISING
Please join the world wide movement One Billion Rising to protest rape and all forms of violence against women and girls and demand respect for women and girls.
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Date: Thursday, February 14, 2013
Location: Marker of Change, (the Women's Monument)
Main Street and Terminal Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
Light candles and lay flowers to honour women and girls who have been murdered
R-E-S-P-E-C-T roadside action
MC Ellen Woodsworth
First Nations Opening Prayer by Cease Wyss
Talk by Angela Marie MacDougall, BWSS
Thekla Lit will speak about the injustice suffered by the "comfort women"
This poem needs a name by Heidi Greco
Break the Chain Dance:
A Moment of Solidarity
Walk to join the February 14th Women's Memorial March
Directions: Please get off at the Main Street Skytrain station. Head to the North East corner and then into the park. There is also free parking in front of the train station. Marker of Change is a 300 foot circle of pink granite benches dedicated to all women murdered.
Afterwards we join the annual February 14th Women's Memorial March which gathers at 11:00am at Carnegie Centre, then marches from Main and Hastings starting at 12:00pm.
Sign up on One Billion Rising or just come protest!