GET EX CITED ! GET INVOLVED!
Local Democracy Week is coming to Penang!
From Monday December 6th to Sunday December 12th, lots of activities are being organised, covering crucial aspects of our democracy and local involvement. Start your own activity! Anything goes! Get excited! Get involved!
Here’s the core activity programme:
Monday December 6th
10 am Official Opening of Local Democracy Week
followed by Youth Parliament at State Assembly (venue tbc)
Up to forty people, under-25s, will debate a motion and pass a Bill. For logistic purposes, participants will be invited.
Tuesday December 7th
2.00 pm Nurul Izzah, Ambiga Sreenevasan, YB Chow Kon Yeow and Khim Pah will address a Forum on “Rakyat’s Demands for Electoral Reform” at the Caring Complex (Jalan Scotland). All welcome. We will also be launching Bersih 2.0 in Penang at this event.
Film Screening and Discussion : this activity is to be confirmed.
Wednesday December 8th
Roadshow on Kempen Rakyat Stop Sexual Crime against Children at Gurney Plaza New Wing
Thursday December 9th
8.00pm Forum on “Public Transport: Where are we going?” at Dewan Sri Pinang, with Liew Chin Tong, Rapid Penang, and Dr Tiun Ling Ta. Everyome welcome.
Friday December 10th
5.30pm – 9.15pm Party in the Park – come and celebrate, at New World Park (Burmah Road). 20+ stalls, exhibitions, live music, speeches, fun and more fun. A fabulous celebration – open to absolutely everyone!!
Performers will include Aminah Ali, Alexander the Phatos, Ksatriya, Nawie, Shazet, DECK, Vietnamese Dancers and a special poetry/dance presentation.
Be there or be square!
Saturday December 11th
10 am – 5pm Job Security for Malaysian Workers. Workshops and discussions with Tian Chua, Syed Shahrir, Bruno Pereira and others This vital topic affects all of us in our world of globalisation and ever-increasing job insecurity. Venue: Dewan Badawi, Butterworth.
Sunday December 12th
NEW !! 10.00am – 5.00pm Dewan Sri Pinang
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL road show on Human Rights in Malaysia.
GET EXCITED ! GET INVOLVED!