You’re Invited to the Official Opening of EMBERS Eastside Works!
Join us this Thursday, April 19 for a community celebration marking the official opening of EMBERS Eastside Works.
EMBERS Eastside Works is an income generation hub located in the heart of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Our goal is to help people make connections to the world of work, earn income, and move along the Income Generation Continuum.
Join us at 57 E. Hastings St. between 1pm and 4pm to celebrate our grand opening and the many achievements of the Urban Core. Everyone is welcome, and food and drinks will be provided.
The event will feature a number of speakers, including representatives from the City of Vancouver and the Province of B.C., community leaders, and local business owners:
- Marcia Nozick, EMBERS CEO
- Kathleen Leahy, UBC Learning Exchange Director and Sharon Belli, Carnegie Community Centre Director, Urban Core Executive Members
- Wes Regan, Community Economic Development Planner, City of Vancouver Social Policy and Projects Division
- Rainer Nicado, Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction
- Jennifer Johnstone, Central City Foundation CEO
- Davin Boutang, Binners’ Project, Manager of Programs and Outreach
- Louise Schwarz, Recycling Alternative Owner
- Grace Kennedy, EMBERS Eastside Works Supervisor
We look forward to seeing you there!
To learn more about EMBERS Eastside Works, click here.