For Immediate Release
November 5, 2014
Getting to the Roots: Exploring Systemic Violence against Women in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver
A coalition of women-serving organizations will hold a press conference to release their report on violence against women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The report “Getting to The Roots” is a result of participatory action research carried out by women of the community. Coalition members will speak to the findings and action items growing out of the research.
The coalition members are:
Aboriginal Front Door Inner City Women’s Resource Society
Atira Women’s Resource Society PACE Society,
BCCDC Nursing Outreach Raincity Housing
Battered Women’s Support Services The Bloom Group
Carnegie Community Centre Union Gospel Mission
Downtown Community Health Centre Vancouver Native Health
Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre WISH Drop-In Centre Society.
February 14th Women’s Memorial March Committee
WHEN: Friday, November 7, 2014 – 10:00 am
WHERE: WISH Drop-In Centre Society
334 Alexander Street Vancouver, BC
HOW: For interviews or additional information please contact:
Executive Director, Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre
Angela Marie MacDougall
Executive Director, Battered Women’s Support Services
Executive Director, WISH Drop-In Centre Society
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