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Past Events

Facilitator: Janelle Ho-Shing

Cohosted with Amnesty International.

Lolita is the director of the Indigenous Women’s Network “ Voice of Resistance” and a member of Counsel of K’iche Peoples.  In 2010 she organized a community referendum on major industrical development in her province, 27,000 people participated. 

Lolital will discuss mining in Guatemala and the effect on the indigenous peoples.

Lunch is available - $9 (full meal), $5.50 soup & salad.

Please RSVP to the VDLC office at 604-254-0703

UFCW Local 1518 presents an International Womens Day event: Honouring the Many Hats We Wear.

With guest speaker Judy Darcy of the BCNDP - everyone welcome and childcare is available.


The Finnish Labour Temple opened in March 1910, but this workers' hall was a temple of a different sort, one where political, rather than religious devotion, was practiced. Under the Red Star tells the story of union organizers, strong minded women, athletic children, actors and even poets.

Faciliatator: Monica Urrutia