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Street Murals! – Victoria Action Training

September 14 @ 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM

We’re going to learn to paint a street mural for the Global Climate Strike on Sept 27th!

𝗧𝗼 𝗮𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝗽𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗥𝗦𝗩𝗣 𝗼𝗻 𝗘𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗯𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗲 ♥ https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/victoria-action-training-street-murals-tickets-65072485556

As we approach Kanadian federal elections, Greenpeace & climate justice groups are organizing a coordinated national day of action calling for a Green New Deal in the fall! Seven cities from coast to coast will be taking over the streets altogether to paint their vision of a Green New Deal which will act as a call to action. On Saturday September 14th, we’re offering a street mural training to prepare for these actions and learn the basics on how to design and implement street murals! We will go over design, location, strategy, materials, prep & security!

This event is for anyone interested in skilling up their arts-based action knowledge and wanting to help coordinate a mural action in the fall in Victoria, on unceded Lkwungen territory.

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗗𝗲𝗲𝘁𝘀!
>> We will start the workshop at the VEC and then go outside to Centennial square to practice (see below for a note on accessibility.)

>> Lunch will be included for all participants! Vegetarian options will be available.

>> Childcare available upon request, please give at least one week’s notice by emailing Sophie at sbirks@greenpeace.org.

>> Money for public transit can be reimbursed if needed.

If you have any questions, please contact Sophie – sbirks@greenpeace.org.

𝗔𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗯𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆
>> The Victoria Event Centre does not currently have an operational elevator, and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. If you would like to attend the event but have barriers to accessing the space, please let Sophie know (sbirks@greenpeace.org) because we can move most of the workshop outside to Centennial Square.

>> More detailed venue accessibility info is available at https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/attendees/accessibility/

>> Washrooms are gender-inclusive.

𝗔𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗽𝗵𝗼𝘁𝗼
Thunderbird Mural designed by Christi Belcourt, Isaac Murdoch & David Solnit

𝗧𝗲𝗿𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗔𝗰𝗸𝗻𝗼𝘄𝗹𝗲𝗱𝗴𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁
Greenpeace acknowledges that this event it takes place on the stolen territory of the Lkwungen speaking people, and that this territory has historically served, and continues to serve as a place of gathering for the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ people. Greenpeace acknowledges that we are complicit in the exisiting occupation of this territory.

Details

Date:
September 14
Time:
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/469196070479202/

Venue

Victoria Event Centre
1415 Broad Street
Victoria,BCV8W 2B2Canada
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