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
AHA MEDIA is very proud to work with ACCESS TV and Waterline Productions on community television of Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)
Deborah Angrave, Director says
ACCESS TV in production at Shaw Studio Sat, Mar 9th. Episode 3 features Hosts APRIL SMITH & HENDRIK BEUNE of AHA MEDIA highlighting DTES activities: Including The Women’s Memorial March, Chinese New Year Parade, Ken Lyotier’s address at the inaugural Jim Green Lecture at SFU, a report behind the PiDGiNRestaurant picketing.
Excutive Producer Sid Tan interviews Aboriginal Writer, Russell Wallace; Wendy Pedersen & Tami Starlight,a social housing update and Ethel Whitty on Carnegie Centre programs, a peek at the green snake at Sun Yat Sen Garden and upcoming community events. COMING SOON to Shaw Community TV Channel 4 and on-line