Friday, May 5th is Red Dress Day (also known as National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls)—a day where red dresses are hung to honour and bring awareness to the missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, gender-diverse peoples (MMIWG2S+) across Canada that were taken too soon.
To observe the day, the Indigenous Womens Council has organized an educational and solidarity event in Vancouver, and we’d like to encourage you to join.
Where: Vancouver City Hall
When: Friday, May 5th at 12pm
Protocol: Be prepared to listen and learn
Additional information: The event will include speakers, performers, a drum group, and food.
Mental health professionals will also be on site.
Be prepared for rain.