Toronto's Biggest Fundraising Party of the Year - TONIGHT!

    Featuring the 'Who's Who' of Toronto

    TORONTO, March 28 /CNW/ - Tonight, 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. Confirmed media-related guests this year include, CBC's George
Stroumboulopoulos; numerous CTV hosts including Seamus O'Regan; The Globe and
Mail's Leah McLaren; Global TV's Robin Gill; Sportsnet's Evanka Osmak; six MTV
Canada hosts including Lubin Gilson and many, many more...
    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 surprise
Toronto exclusive. It will make news! Plus, the event features cutting edge
Sight and Sound Art Installations and super-hot giveaways from Vespa and Air
    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
    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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