Walk for Welfare Justice – From Christy Clark to Adrian Dix

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Wednesday, March 27
DTES residents can meet at Carnegie at 9am for breakfast Starting at Christy Clark’s office about 10:15am Ending at Adrian Dix’s office about 4pm

Raise the Rates and others are organizing a Walk for Welfare Justice on Wednesday, March 27. The purpose is to highlight the need for a real and significant increase in welfare rates as part of a comprehensive anti-poverty plan.

We will start at Christy Clark’s office (3615 West 4th Ave) and plan to deliver an open letter and maybe even speak with her or her staff. We will then walk across town, holding brief soapbox meetings at main intersections, to Adrian Dix’s office (5022 Joyce Street), where again we will deliver an open letter and seek a meeting. We will hold a news conference/rally at the start and finish.

We are inviting people to join us for all or part of the walk. You are welcome to bring banner and home made placards. We are working on the details of food, toilets, support transport (there will be an escort vehicle if people need help, etc), etc. Click here for  the timetable of the walk.

Take a look at the poster and the flyer for more information.

If you have any questions, please contact Bill Hopwood, bill50@vcn.bc.ca.