Standing Ground

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 22:00

This is the event you've all been waiting for! (Okay, more so, this is the event WE'VE been waiting for) and we're so excited to share this with you!

We, along with the Access to Media Education Society, bring to you:

STANDING GROUND

An event building creative resistance for climate justice from the ground up!

6:00: AMES AGM
7:15: Show Starts

Featuring:

The launch of:
• "The Largest Deposit", a documentary by Peggy and Neelam (finally, yay!)
• "Standing-Ground.ca" – an interactive web-map
• "Climate Matters" videos from around the province, created by amazing youth

Plus inspirational speakers and performers:

Lionel Lepine from the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nations
Melina Laboucan-Massimo from the Lubicon Cree
• Emcee & rapper Jb the FirstLady
• Hip-hop artist Warren Hooley
• Spoken-word poet Molly Billows

Opening Acknowledgment by Cease Wyss

And last but not least, it'll be

MC’d by:
Stand-up comedian Fatima Dhowre

You don't wanna to miss this!!!!

Purchase tickets here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2125836

Tickets are sliding scale.

The suggested price is $10 to cover event costs, but no one will be turned away for a lack of funds--email [email protected] if you need in-kind tickets.

This project is happening on the unceded and occupied territories of the Musqueam, Skxwú7mesh, Stó:lo & Tsleil-Waututh nations.

Standing Ground (the event), Standing-Ground.ca (the web-map) + Climate Matters (the project) have been made possible by the generous support of:

Affinity Bridge
AMES (www.accesstomedia.org)
BC Arts Council
IndigenEYEZ
Vancouver Foundation
YPC
Vancouver Status of Women

This event is scent-reduced, and wheelchair accessible.
For more information on accessibility, visit Radical Access Mapping Project https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QHUwp36z-6krVXM5P8vB81RRCibNF81QUpbwnRMqpOg/edit?usp=sharing

We are currently in the process of trying to get ASL translation available. Please be patient with us on that.

Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver
Canada
49° 16' 23.9088" N, 123° 7' 18.2892" W
CA

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