REMINDER: Tenant Speak-Out & BBQ at City Hall Tomorrow

Hi Bepra,

A reminder to join us tomorrow from 5-8pm in front of City Hall for a free BBQ to show our solidarity with renters along Broadway organizing to resist displacement.

This will be a chance to connect building-level fights with the broader tenant movement in the city and to collectively imagine a city for all, not just the rich.

Today we launched our Renters Plan, the culmination of hundreds of surveys that VTU members collected from tenants along the Broadway corridor, painting a stark picture of precarious renters who will be pushed out of their homes and unable to afford to stay in their neighbourhoods. Read the full report here.

*Updated Accessibility info: 

Map of City Hall with action location

  • Exact location: is north side by the stairs of Vancouver City Hall located at the intersection of Cambie & 12th Ave. The entrance on Cambie St has a ramp leading to the event location.
  • Food: will include gluten-free and vegan options. We can accommodate other dietary needs if identified in advance – please contact us info@vancouvertenantsunion.ca
  • Seating: will be available
  • Shelter: there will be tents as rain/sun cover.
  • Safety: Masks and Hand Sanitizer will be available. First aid-trained folks will be on hand in case of emergencies
  • Scent Free: We request that attendees refrain from wearing perfume and all long-lasting fragrances
  • Transportation – We can also provide accessible rides or bus tickets – please contact us info@vancouvertenantsunion.ca
  • Washroom access – There are across the street in City Square Mall, located in the lower level behind the food court (map of mall). 
See you there, friends.

Vancouver Tenants Union
Defend Broadway Working Group
http://www.vancouvertenantsunion.ca/

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