Occupy The Workers Arts & Heritage Centre

Friday, February 10, 2012 - 16:00 to Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 03:30

Members of the Occupy Movement from across the region will stage OCCUPY WAHC an "occupation of solidarity" at the Workers Arts & Heritage Centre in Hamilton.

 

The event, coordinated by WAHC aims to create not only an awareness about the Occupy Movement, which has been out of the headlines since high profile evictions from public squares across North America in the late fall, but create a chance for the public to participate, learn about and meet participants from the Occupy Movement.

 

Support for the event has been forthcoming from Occupy Movements across the region including those in Toronto, Peterborough, and Brampton, whose members will also be in attendance. WAHC has also invited local unions, artists, musicians and activists from Occupy Hamilton and Occupy McMaster to participate.

 

For the occupation event the Centre will be open from 11am onwards and feature an "open mic" for performers and poets. Official welcome and a performance by local hip-hop duo, The First International will commence at 7pm. The Occupation will conclude at 10PM. Free Food (Vegan and Vegetarian options available) & Drink will be available throughout the day.

 

 

For more information on Occupy WAHC contact:

Andrew Lochhead, Labour Arts Coordinator (905) 522 3003 x22 andrew@wahc-museum.ca

 

The Workers Arts & Heritage Centre
51 Stuart St. in the historic Hamilton Custom House
Hamilton , ON
Canada
43° 15' 59.3208" N, 79° 52' 2.4888" W
Ontario CA
Andrew Lochhead, Labour Arts Coordinator

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