Peoples' Social Forum

August 14, 2014 08:00 ET

Peoples' Social Forum Challenges Status Quo

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 14, 2014) - A press conference will be held at Bezpala Brown Gallery to highlight the historic gathering of thousands of activists and progressive organizations in the first Canada-wide Peoples' Social Forum. Representatives of unions, first nations, environmental and peace organizations, and community groups from coast to coast to coast will converge in Ottawa-Gatineau August 20-24. Hosted at the University of Ottawa, the Peoples' Social Forum will feature over 500 workshops and many prominent representatives of civil society, such as Naomi Klein.

Speakers at tomorrow's press conference will include David McNally (York University Professor), Vanessa Gray (Indigenous Activist), Raul Burbano (Organizer of Peoples' Social Forum), and Carol Baker (Ontario Common Front).

WHO: Prominent Peoples' Social Forum participants
WHAT: Press conference on historic Peoples' Social Forum conference
WHERE: Bezpala Brown Gallery, 17 Church Street, Toronto
WHEN: 11am, Thursday, August 14, 2014
WHY: To provide information on the largest social justice gathering in Canadian history

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Contact Information

  • Raul Burbano
    Media Liaison
    416 522 8615