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MEDIA Advisory: Poverty and Social Isolation Focus of Richmond Transit Referendum Forum

MEDIA Advisory

Poverty and Social Isolation Focus of Richmond Transit Referendum Forum

For immediate release – Wednesday February 25, 2015

What: Transit Referendum Forum

When: Monday, March 2nd 7pm

Where: St. Joseph the Worker Parish School (Gym) 4451 Williams Rd Richmond, BC

Who: Co-sponsored by the Richmond Poverty Response Committee and the Metro Vancouver Alliance.

The Metro Vancouver Alliance is a broad based alliance of community, labour, faith and educational groups working together for the common good.

“Better transit would mean people who are now socially isolated could participate more fully in community life,” says Maria Robinson, Metro Vancouver Alliance spokesperson. “And everyone benefits from better public transit. Cleaner air and less carbon pollution are things everyone should support.”

Spokespeople will be available for interviews before and after the forum.

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For more information please contact:

Maria Robinson, Metro Vancouver Alliance, 778 773 2895

De Whalen, Richmond Poverty Response Committee, 604 230 3158

About the Organizations:

Metro Vancouver Alliance http://metvanalliance.nationbuilder.com

Richmond Poverty Response Committee www.richmondprc.org


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