Join the Downtown Eastside Women Centre Power of Women Group in the 5th Annual March for Women's Housing and March Against Poverty.
We invite groups to bring their banners and anything else for our festive march and ‘GentriFucation Tour'. All genders are welcome and celebrated. Please bring your drums and regalia. This march is child-friendly and there will be a rest-vehicle for elders. Spread the word!
This year, we celebrate the recent victory that has forced the provincial government to commit funding to a 24-hour low barrier shelter for women as a result of our collective efforts. We also continue to march for:
- Social Housing, Childcare, and Healthcare for all!
- No more Evictions and No more Gentrification in the Downtown Eastside!
- Stop Criminalizing the Poor!
Email: or Phone: 778 885 0040
Immediately followed by A DTES BLOCK PARTY!
BLOCK PARTY TO BLOCK CONDOS ON THE 100 BLOCK
Sat. Sep 17 at around 4 pm
Music, food, and the last bit of summer sun!
Marc Williams wants to build condos at the old Pantages Site in the Downtown Eastside. Condos in the heart of the neighbourhood will cause higher property values, higher rents in single-room occupancies, displacement of current residents, increased policing, and low-income residents feeling unwelcome in their own neighbourhood.
We are getting the neighbourhood and all our allies together to protect the site for 100% social housing for low-income residents. The DTES is not for developers to make millions, it is for our vibrant and vital low-income community!
For more info: http://dtesnotfordevelopers.wordpress.com/
RSVP at the Facebook page.
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