Taking PRIDE in our independent media: rabble best of launch and celebration!

Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 23:30 to Friday, June 27, 2014 - 01:30

Join us during Pride Week in celebrating the accomplishments of independent media! We're launching the Best of rabble.ca 2014 Edition: The Year of Living Consciously.

Come by the Centre for Social Innovation Annex (720 Bathurst)  on Thursday, June 26th, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM for drinks, progressive discussions and celebrations.

Special guests:

Randall Garrison, MP Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca, and Opposition Critic for LGBT  - will speak to the state of challenges of LGBTQI in Canada.

El-Farouk Khaki, a spirituality activist, human rights and social justice advocate and refugee & immigration lawyer known for his representation of LGBTIQ and HIV+ refugees. He is the founder of Salaam: queer Muslim community and cofounder of el-Tawhid Juma circle - a gender equal & LGBTIQ affirming mosque movement which operates in Toronto as the Toronto unity mosque. He will speak about Peace Iftar a randan, a community dinner and cultural celebration.

rabble's founding publisher Judy Rebick

Hear from Best of rabble contributors!

Meg Borthwick "Who is influencing reproductive policy in Canada"

Krystalline Kraus "Grassy Narrows wants justice for destructive logging and mercury poisoning"

Sana Malik "A Tribe Called Red: Dropping beats, fighting against Aboriginal invisibility"

Jesse McLaren "Austerity & the politics of the Ford scandal"

Sally Miller "Land for food under attack worldwide"

The Best of rabble.ca 2014 edition: The Year of Living Consciously, published both in print and iBook form (available soon for free through iTunes), brings together many of our Toronto writers, including Linda McQuaig, Chelsea Vowel, Muan Mire, Pamela Palmater, Humberto Dasilva, HG Watson, Jessica Rose, Judy Rebick, Thomas Ponniah and many more!

Books will be for sale for $10. But free when you sign up as a monthly supporter of rabble!

This event is open to the public, so bring your friends and share our event on Facebook.

 

CSI Annex (south of Bathurst and Bloor)
720 Bathurst Sttreet
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 47.862" N, 79° 24' 38.1816" W
Ontario CA
Steff Pinch

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