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Kitchener

Fundraising Gala - Migrant Workers Family Support Fund

Date and time

2012.02.18, 5:00 PM

Details

$10 All proceeds go to the trust fund for the families
As you know, this past Monday tragedy struck and took the lives of ten Peruvian workers from our community and another gentleman from London Ontario. This event is taking place in hopes that we will be able to raise money to offer relief to the families that have been left behind.

The doors will open at 5p.m., there will be live entertainment, DJ Wilson and DJ Jimmy (CJIQ 88.3FM), food, beverages, door prizes and draws. There will be a cover charge at the door of $10 and the proceeds of this event will go to the trust fund for the families.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

EL GREMIO INTERNACIONAL (CHILE)
LOS HERMANOS BROTHERS (PERU)
CANADIAN QUARTET & ECUADOR (CANADA)
EL SOMBRERO AZUL DANCE CREW (EL SALVADOR)
OTTO MORATAYA (GUATEMALA)
DJ BLAQUE DOGGG (JAMAICA)
DJ JIMMY MARTINEZ (COLOMBIA)
DJ WILSON ROMERO (EL SALVADOR)
Check out the facebook page for this event

Artist(s) involved with this Event:
Banda el Gremio
Latin Jazz Band

Speakers include:

Wayne Hanley, Executive Vice-President, United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW)

Stan Raper, National Co-ordinator for the Agricultural Workers Alliance (AWA)

Dr. Jenna Hennebry, Associate Director of the International Migration Research Centre (IMRC) at Wilfrid Laurier University

Representative: Justicia for Migrant Workers (J4MW)

Sponsored by:

Kitchener Pioneers Lions Club

Bowrings

The Hub
98.5FM

88.3FM
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Waterloo Region Migrant Workers Interest Group (WRMWIG)

Cost

10$

Venue

Bella Vista Banquet Hall

Address

248 Stirling Ave

City

Kitchener

Province

Ontario

Country

Canada

Links

Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers

Content types

Support initiatives

Target groups

(Im)migrants workers, Policymakers, Journalists, Public awareness, Researchers, Unions, and NGOs/community groups/solidarity networks

Regulation domains

Right to unionize, Labour standards, and Health and safety at work

Geographical focuses

Ontario

Languages

English