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Events

Roots, Rhythms, Resistance

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SAVE THE DATE

21-23 May 2022
WC-CARS Presents
Roots, Rhythms, Resistance
A Three-Day Symposium
Free Event

WC-CARS respectfully acknowledge and thank Haisla Collins for her art work

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Roots, Rhythms, Resistance
Program

21 May 2022

12:30 pm to 8 pm

Heritage Hall

12460 Harris Rd,  Pitt Meadows, BC

12:30-12:45     

Land Acknowledgement & Greeting


12:45-2:45pm

Panel:  Food Sovereignty

Tiffany Ayalik (producer of Food for the Rest of Us)

Asha Wheeldon (Kula Kitchen)

Dawn Morrison (Wild Salmon Defenders Alliance)


3pm-5pm

Panel: Labour Justice

Stephanie Fung (UniteHere40)

Prabhjot Hundal (Labour Organizer)

 Mary Grace De Guzma (board, Migrant Workers Centre)

Christopher Sorio (Migrante BC)

 

5-6pm

 Dinner served

6pm

Film Screening: Food for the Rest of Us

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Roots, Rhythms, Resistance
Program

22 May 2022

12pm-8pm 

Moberly Arts & Cultural Center 

7646 Prince Albert St, Vancouver, BC

12-1:45 PM

 Panel: Abolition

Rabbit Richards (Organizer)

Tonye Aganaba (Defund 604)

Nasir Almasri (Palestinian Youth Movement)

 Hailey Dash (Defund 604 Network and Asilu Collective)


2-3:45PM

Updates from Land/Water/Air Defenders

(Panelists TBA)

 

4-5:45 PM

 Panel: Racism in Health Care

Dr. Lolade Shipeolu (Black Physicians of BC)

Tharuna Abu (care not cops)

Camille Bush (midwife, moderator)

 

6pm

Food served

 

7pm

Performance by Buckman Coe

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Roots, Rhythms, Resistance
Program

23 May 2022
2 pm-9:30 pm
Japanese Language School and Hall
487 Alexander St. Vancouver BC

 

2 pm

 MMIWG2S+  Butterflies in Spirit dance troupe

 

4 pm

 Housing Justice

(Panelists TBA)
 

7-9:30 pm

 Performing Arts Evening

Onibana Taiko

Old Soul Rebel

 Butterflies in Spirit

Conclusion and Acknowledgements

Roots, Rhythms, Resistance
Members of the organizing committee, along with others members of WC-CARS, look forward to welcoming you

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