TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Residents of Toronto in partnership with a coalition of student, community and faith groups from across Toronto would like to invite you to attend a celebration of the legacy of Nelson Mandela.
The Nelson Mandela Memorial Action & Tribute will be held on Sunday, December 15th, 2013.
Location: Daniel's Spectrum in Regent Park - 585 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON M5A 2B7 - near the Nelson Mandela Park Public School.
Time: 5 pm - 7 pm. Doors will open at 5 pm. The event will start at 5:30 pm.
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The program will include performances and speakers that will pay tribute to Nelson Mandela and the anti-apartheid movement.
• Dr. Kofi Hope - Managing Director - CEE 'Community Empowering Enterprises'
• Prof. Anver Saloojee - African National Congress - Tentative
• Mr. Roger Love - African Canadian Legal Clinic
• Ms. Yolen Bollo Kamara - Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario.
and a special representative of the South African people -
• Ms. Tselane Mokuena - Consul General - South African High Commission.
The event is hosted by a coalition of student, community and faith groups from across the City of Toronto.
It is a free event open to all community members.
Mandela's dedication to fighting injustice and racial segregation by ending apartheid was one of the most important contributions of the 20th century.
Mandela taught us the power of action, but he also taught us the power of ideas.
+ African Canadian Legal Clinic
+ African Canadian Social Development Council (ACSDC)
+ Canadian Arab Federation
+ Canadian Federation of Students - Ontario
+ Canadian Peace Alliance
+ Community Empowering Enterprises
+ Erindale Campus African Students Association
+ Labour Community Services
+ Madbakh Women's Initiative Inc.
+ Palestine House
+ Positive Change TO
+ Public Interest - Strategy & Communications
+ Newcomer Women's Services Toronto
+ Ryerson Students' Union
+ Scarborough Campus Students' Union
+ Speak Sudan
+ Toronto Environmental Alliance
+ Toronto and York Region Labour Council
+ UTM Students Union
+ University of Toronto Students' Union
+ USW 1998
+ Warden Woods Community Centre
+ York Federation of Students
+ York Graduate Students' Association
+ York United Black Students' Alliance
+ Young Diplomats
and many more..
SOURCE: Toronto Nelson Mandela Tribute
For further information:
Walied Khogali, Facilitator: 416-625-7712 (cell) or [email protected].