Media Advisory - Thursday, April 4, 2013
For Immediate Release
Day 14: Downtown Eastside Hunger Striker to “weigh-in” and deliver demands to City Hall
On Thursday, April 4th, Homeless Dave will be pushed in his wheelchair in a procession from Main and Hastings to City Hall. This will be Day 14 of Dave’s hunger strike for social housing and to stop gentrification in the Downtown Eastside.
At City Hall, Dave’s supporters, including Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, will deliver a letter to the Mayor’s office that requests a meeting and a response to hunger strike demands. At this time, Dave will make a presentation and be available for questions. Also, learn about Dave’s weight and health as he enters his third week without food.
Date: Thursday, April 14, 2013
Time: Leaving Hastings & Main at approximately 10:00a.m.
Arrival at City Hall: approximately 11:00a.m.
3rd Floor Mayor’s office for speeches and questions: approximately 11:15a.m.
Wendy Pedersen 604-839-0379
Lorelei Williams 778-709-6498
Tami Starlight 604-790-9943
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