Rally to save MAP Van

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEDIA ADVISORY

FEDERAL MP LIBBY DAVIES RALLIES TO SAVE MAP VAN

Vancouver- Vancouver East MP, Libby Davies will join rally coordinators - WISH Drop-In Centre Society and the Prostitution Alternatives Counselling and Education (PACE) Society for a candle-light vigil Tuesday night, in support of the outreach MAP (Mobil Access Project) van.

“This van provides essential health and safety services for hundreds of women in the survival sex trade,” said Davies. “Closing down this successful project is unthinkable and will only hurt our community’s most vulnerable women.”

When: 9:30 p.m. Tuesday June 23, 2009

Where: Corner of East Hastings and Gore

Who: WISH Drop-In Centre Society and
PACE Society

The MAP vigil will take place from 9:30 pm to 10:00 pm at 13 intersections across the Downtown Eastside. Libby Davies will participate at the Hastings and Gore intersection.

This Press Release was posted on June 23, 2009
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