You are invited to attend a special provincial candidates forum focusing on disability and accessibility. One candidate from each party running in the Greater Victoria area will speak to their party’s platform policies and answer questions about issues affecting our community. Attached to this email is a poster for circulation. We would appreciate your help spreading the word to your clients and other members of our community.
Date: Thursday April 27, 2017
Place: Community Room, Central Library on Broughton Street
This forum will be a positive, solutions-oriented event, with the intent to advocate for provincial policy that improves the lives of people with disabilities in BC.
This event is the collaboration of various organizations serving people with disabilities in the Greater Victoria region:
Action Committee for People with Disabilities
Move Adapted Fitness and Rehabilitation Society of BC
Pacific Training Centre for the Blind
Phoenix Human Services
Power To Be
Together Against Poverty Society
Victoria Brain Injury Society
Victoria Disability Resource Centre (VDRC)
An invitation has been extended to all major parties in the Greater Victoria region. Names of candidates will be confirmed closer to the date.
We are pleased to announce that the candidates meeting will be hosted by Kim Emerson of CFAX (http://www.iheartradio.ca/cfax-1070/kim-emerson-1.2097840).
Please contact the VDRC for more details and to answer any questions at 250-595-0044 or firstname.lastname@example.org. More details can also be found on our Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1478993382171333/
See the poster here for more details and information: All Candidates Forum Poster