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Final "Celebration of Diversity" Organizing Meeting
July 1 Event details and endorsements can be found at the bottom of
The final organizing meeting for the July 1st event "Celebrating Our
Diversity" will be held at Simard Hall rm 221 at the University of
Ottawa (165 Waller St.) at 7pm on Monday, June 29. The room is
wheelchair accessible from the entrance between Simard and the Arts
The event is being organized by a wide coalition of cultural, human rights,
and other organizations who wish to promote the diviversity of
peoples who make up the Canadian mosaic. The event hopes to
challenge the way people think about discrimination based on race,
gender, sexual orientation, class, ability and other forms of
difference. It is a direct and open response to hate and hate groups.
Groups and individuals who are interested in helping
with either pre-event organizing or organizing activities and
information tables for the July 1 event are encouraged to attend
Please contact us if your organization can endorse this action.
Contact Nick <firstname.lastname@example.org> with information on
activities for the day or ron collins <email@example.com> with
endorsements or other inquiries.
Please distribute widely.
July 1 Details:
The day's activities will include poetry, live music and drumming
(bring a drum or other noise making devices!), information tables,
games, food from around the world and speakers as well as anything
you think would add to the festivites. Feel free to contact the
organizers about patching into our sound system or setting up a table
or event to be run by your progressive organization.
When: Wednesday, July 1, 1998
Where: Minto Park (Eglin & Gilmore)
Festivities will run from 2:30 till 5:30
This is an alcohol and drug free event.
CAW Local 567
The Canadian Federation of Students
Industrial Workers of the World
International Federaltion of Iranian Refugees
National Federation of Pakistani Canadians
Ontario Coalition Against Poverty
Ottawa-Carleton CUPE District Council (Executive and the International
PSAC (National Capital Region; Political Action Committee; and
Racially Visible Action Committee)
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