Dec 6th Vigil - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

  • 06 Dec 2015
  • 4:00 PM
  • 82 Sydenham Street, Sydenham Street United Church, Kingston, ON

Dec 6th Vigil - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women is a commemoration of the lives of the women murdered in the Montreal Massacre at Ecole Polytechnique, 1989.

The vigil pays tribute to local women and women who have been killed due to gender-based violence. The event includes three engaging speakers, a spoken word performance, live music, a candlelit vigil and a Rose Ceremony.  

Speakers confirmed: Jolie Brant (Aboriginal Women's Counselor, Kingston Interval House), Mona Rahman (Education Coordinator, Islamic Society of Kingston), TBA

Spoken Word: Evelyna (Co-Director, Queen's Pride)

Live Music: The Caledonias from Queen's University (women's choir)

Event Partners:

Kingston Interval House (KIH), Sex Workers Action Group (SWAG), HIV/AIDS Regional Services (HARS), Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (SAC Kingston), Islamic Society of Kingston (ISK), Queen’s Pride (QP), Levana Gender Advocacy Centre (LGAC), Sydenham Street United Church, Kingston Frontenac Anti-Violence Coordinating Committee (KFACC), Kingston Anti-Violence Advisory Council (KAVAC)


 

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