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An afternoon with Brigette DePape and friends

Saturday, October 22, 3pm (Doors at 2:30pm)

The Rio Theatre (1160 E. Broadway at Commercial Dr)

Also featuring Kat Norris, Gail Davidson of Lawyers Against War

Music by DJ Cyber and Kick in the Eye, and a performances by Kokoro Dance

Also featuring speakers from the co-sponsoring groups: StopWar, Peace and Global Educators (PAGE) and Check Your Head.

Media Sponsor: rabble.ca

Suggested Donation: $5 – $10 at the door (no one turned away for lack of funds)

#StopHarper

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Background

2011 has been a real year of uprisings for social change — from the Arab Spring to the recent ‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement and the mass civil disobedience to the tar sands KeystoneXL pipeline.

Here in Canada, we are facing a majority Conservative government. How can we make change and build powerful movements for social justice?

One thing’s for sure, young people will need to help lead the way. And that’s exactly what happened back in June when a 21-year-old Senate page disrupted Harper’s swearing in with a creative act of civil disobedience.

Brigette DePape will join us to tell us what motivated her action, and to discuss with others how we can build a powerful, inclusive, multi-generational movement for social change in this country.

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