Out n About

Come visit the Richmond Night Market with fellow queer and trans folx from all over the Lower Mainland for FREE (admission is on us!)! Join Mpowerment fam as we explore the popular Richmond Night Market, try the infamous deep-fried watermelon, and soak up the last of summer! We will also enjoy the dinosaur exhibit and live local acts throughout the night!


We will meetup in front of the Richmond Night Market (8351 River Road – One Block Away from Bridgeport Station Canada Line) 

around 6:30PM and then head in together for 7PM.


★★Things to bring ★★

★ Water bottle

★ Weather appropriate clothes

★ Re-usable bag for all your night market finds!

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/914574378911907/



We can also provide bus tickets if you don't have a compass card or feel like one! If you have any questions leading up to the event, please email Adrian at adrianb@youthco.org.

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Mpowerment is a space for queer and trans young people ages *19 to 29 years old* to meet, have fun and support each other in making informed decisions about our sexual health!

We are committed to reducing stigma related to HIV and to building communities where we feel safe talking about the highs and lows of sex, drugs, relationships and all the things that bring us pleasure.

This event will be taking place on the unceded and occupied territories of the sc̓əwaθenaɁɬ təməxʷ (Tsawwassen)
S’ólh Téméxw (Stó:lō), Kwantlen, Stz'uminus, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm , on whose traditional and unceded territories we live, we learn, we play and we do our work.




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ACCESSIBILITY

Due to the venue being an open space environment, this will be a scent-reduced event, though we cannot ensure that vendors or other attendees won’t bring food containing nuts or peanuts. There is a possibility of exposure to airborne particles from nuts and fruits for those with airborne allergies.

This venue and event are wheelchair accessible presently.

This event is FREE and open to queer and gender diverse youth ages 19-29 years old.

If your needs to access this event are not mentioned above, please contact Adrian at adrianb@youthco.org for more information.

 

WHEN
August 24, 2019 at 6:30pm - 9pm
WHERE
Richmond Night Market
8351 River Road – One Block Away from Bridgeport Station Canada Line
Richmond, BC V6X 1Y4
Canada
Google map and directions
CONTACT
Adrian Bustamante · · 6048382556
8 RSVPS
Ruby Ropani Geoffrey Husmillo Steven Tran Chris Conrad Danny Li

Will you come?


YouthCO's office is located on the unceded traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh and Tsleil-Waututh people. Our programs take place on unceded, ancestral, and traditional territories of many Indigenous nations across what is now called BC.

YouthCO believes that all youth have the right to accessible and affirming information about our health. We also know each of us has a unique relationship to our bodies, sex, sexuality, substance use, and harm reduction. For many of us, the words other people use for our bodies and their functions are not the words we use for ourselves. Throughout our website, YouthCO uses words for bodies and sex that we know will not reflect the full diversity of our communities. We have tried to, where possible, be as expansive with our language as we know how to while being as specific as possible. As youth leading the HIV movement, we too are learning about the best words for our experiences and do not do this perfectly. We invite any feedback about the language used on our website to help us move forward in the best ways for all youth in our communities!