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by arv
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Jan 15th 2016
Content warnings: : death
purple poster with pink circular graphics with ray like strings coming out of it. text on poster in pink and white with event details that are written in the blog post
Preethy Sivakumar

Saturday, January 23, 2016: 2 pm to 5 pm 

Committee Room 1, Scarborough Civic Centre 

150 Borough Drive, Toronto 

 

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1509261826036020/ 

 

Please join us for a gathering to remember Priyadarshini Thangarajah (1982-2015), a queer feminist activist, lawyer and researcher. We invite you to share your feelings and questions about Priya’s life and work. In order to celebrate life, we will feature the art and ideas of Tamil and Sri Lankan women who work in Canada and Sri Lanka.

Featured presenters:
Saroja Ponnambalam - Filmmaker
Siva Sivarajah - Student and researcher
Nedra Rodrigo - Tamil Studies Programmer at York Centre for Asian Research
Viji Murugaiyah - Community worker
Dr. Zulfika Ishmael - Addictions and harm reduction counsellor and poet
Nayani Thiyagarajah - Filmmaker
Sab Meynert - Artist
Indu Vashist - Community worker

TTC stop: Scarborough Town Centre.
Kids are welcome. The space is fully wheelchair accessible.
Tea and snacks will be shared.
Contact: Geethanjali Lena at whatwillpeoplesay15@gmail.com

Sponsored by South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario and Alliance for South Asian Aids Prevention.

Special thanks to Preethy Sivakumar and Councillor Kristyn Wong Tam
Download event poster:
PNG: https://goo.gl/photos/Vvaguyr4fd5xXrbS9
PDF: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3KuNm_MdgJfWWhaTG5fVEZEQU0

first published in: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1509261826036020/
arv is a queer, diasporic, sometimes-femme, with complicated connections to 'south asia.' She has lived, worked, played, studied and struggled in places as disparate as Peterborough, Mississauga, New Delhi and Toronto. arv is a survivor of sexual assault, the NPIC (well, getting there), and other things/places/people not yet named. Her current community commitments are with the Prisoner Correspondence Project - Toronto, Broken Shackles Press, and in the act of cultivating care.

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