Journalists for Human Rights - Toronto's Biggest Fundraising Party of the Year!

    Featuring the 'Who's Who' of Toronto

    TORONTO, March 26 /CNW/ - In just two nights, an epic convergence of
Toronto's brightest stars and influential movers and shakers will occur at the
Berkeley Church in celebration of Journalists for Human Rights 5th Annual
"Night for Rights" Fundraiser.
    Since its inception in 2003, "Night for Rights" has established itself as
the biggest and hottest charitable event for the city's rising stars and
established leaders. Ben Peterson, JHR's Executive Director-Top 40 under 40
(Globe and Mail)-is pulling out all the stops to bring out the best of the
best. Previous Night for Rights attendee's have included: politico's Michael
Ignatieff and David Peterson; the CBC's George Stroumboulopoulos and Mark
Kelly; Global TV's Robin Gill and Anna-Marie Mediwake; the Globe and Mail's
Murray Campbell and Greg McArthur; and journalism giants Linda McQuaig,
Heather Mallick, Haroon Siddiqui and John Honderich.
    This year's party promises to be even better with a surprise big-ticket
DJ appearance; one of the most talked about Canadian talents to emerge onto
the international hip-hop scene will step behind the turntables for a Toronto
exclusive. It will make news! Plus, the event features cutting edge Sight and
Sound Art Instillations and super-hot giveaways from Vespa and Air Canada.
    Previous Night for Rights have been covered by: e-Talk Daily, Toronto
Life, The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, The National Post, CBC Radio,
Global TV, Metro, and 24. Don't miss out on reporting Toronto's best party of
the year!
    JHR has a limited number of free media passes for those interested in
covering the event.

    WHAT:   "Night for Rights," a fundraising party for Journalists for
            Human Rights.
    WHEN:   Friday, March 28, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    WHERE:  The Berkeley Church, 315 Queen Street East, Toronto

    Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is Canada's largest international
media development organization. Within Africa, JHR has worked in 15 countries,
assisting local media organizations to reach 20 million people a week with
human rights information. In Canada, JHR has established 25 Chapters (or
clubs) at post-secondary institutions across the country, actively engaging
over 20% of Canada's journalism students in human rights reporting. JHR has
offices in Toronto (Canada), Accra (Ghana), Freetown (Sierra Leone) and
Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo).

For further information:

For further information: Andrew Clark, JHR's Communications Coordinator,
at, (416) 413-0240 or visit:

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