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Goldcorp Centre for The Arts
SFU Woodwards Campus
149 West Hastings Street
Doors open: 7:30pm
$35 through Eventbrite
Tickets at the door $40 cash only.
Event posters signed by Ian (fundraiser for Art Education for youth in the Downtown East Side) will be available for a minimum $30 (cash only) donation.
Presenting Sponsor: CAPIC Vancouver
Produced by: Rick Etkin
Day 14: Downtown Eastside Hunger Striker to “weigh-in” and deliver demands to City Hall
At City Hall, Dave’s supporters, including Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, will deliver a letter to the Mayor’s office that requests a meeting and a response to hunger strike demands. At this time, Dave will make a presentation and be available for questions. Also, learn about Dave’s weight and health as he enters his third week without food.
“Gentrification is intensifying; the housing crisis is deepening, and the health of the people and the land are under serious threat. Desperate times call for desperate measures.” -Homeless Dave
DTES Safety and Crime: An info session and networking event
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)Vancouver, British Columbia Wes Fung, VPD speaks with Residents in DTES, Vancouver
Stolen sandwich boards, smashed windows, customers being accosted and intimidated outside restaurants, reading the newspapers these days one can’t help but ask “What’s this city coming to?”
There’s more to the story than this though.
Come learn how DTES residents, businesses, social enterprises and community orgs are coming together in the Downtown Eastside to collaborate on keeping our streets safer and cleaner. Why? Because we care about one another and we have community pride.This free information session and networking event will take place Wednesday April 3rd at 5:30 PM at Lost and Found Cafe, 33 W Hastings Street.
Presentations will be given by:
Mission Possible (MP Neighbours)- regarding the innovative community safety patrols that have been creating jobs for residents with barriers to employment. The team at MP Neighbours liaise regualarly with businesses, residents, visitors to our area and the City about safety trends and provide a culturally appropriate alternative to more heavy handed types of security. You’ll hear some heartfelt examples of a regular day on the job and see some incredibly insightful data about the area.
Judy McGuire, Executive Director, Inner-City Safety Society- about the research and projects that the Safety Society is engaging in over the year to come. From disaster preparedness to Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, the ICSS is concerned with the safety, preparedness and wellbeing of those who live and work in the DTES.
Constable Wes Fung, Vancouver Police Department- Come hear Wes Fung’s perspective on crime and safety in the area. Wes has served the community for several years and has a wealth of insight from an officer who has seen it all.
Ping Chan speaks with Wes Fung, VPD in Chinatown, Vancouver
Complimentary Catering provided by Lost and Found Cafe and the Hastings Crossing BIA.
Register for event here