New Westminster Cemetery Demonstration
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Important: This event has already occurred.
- 10:00AM - 1:00PM
- On the lawn at 8th Avenue and 8th Street in New Westminster
Join activist Bill Chu and others and come and reclaim the historical cemetery location for people of colour.
Bill Chu reports that the renovation plan for New Westminster Secondary School will endanger the segregated section which was used for people of colour while the "white" section uphill is protected.
- Why: Truth telling, demanding equal respect for people of all colour
- Public transport: take Skytrain to New Westminster Station BAY 4, then take bus 123
- Bring: drums, placards, home-made crosses and headstones from scrap wood
Indigenous people, Chinese, Japanese, Sikhs and all people of conscience are encouraged to participate.
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