The World Poetry Café with Hosts, Wanda John Kehewin and Ariadne Sawyer plus super tech Israel Mota welcomed Wilson Munoz who is running for Vancouver Councilman.
Elections are on Saturday! Get out and vote, Vancouver. Choose your candidates and VOTE!
Wilson`s biography: Wilson Munoz came to Canada as a refugee from El Salvador during the civil war in the 1980’s. He has been a financial and property administrator, community organizer, and social and environmental justice activist for the past 25 years. He studied chemical engineering at University of San Salvador, and later studied at University of California. Soon after coming to Canada, Wilson became involved in supporting BC labour movements and organizing with the BCTF and UTAC (Unemployed Teachers’ Action Centre). He also organized to oppose the Expo 86 land development. Wilson has also had an active role in designing and implementing programs to support Latin American refugees and immigrants in his capacity as Vice-President of the Canadian Hispanic Congress, BC Chapter. Wilson hosts a weekly radio program on mining issues in the Americas and continues to be involved in migrant justice movements. He is committed to working to make Vancouver a Sanctuary City to ensure access without fear for all residents. Wilson plans to strengthen participatory democracy, implement election campaign finance reform, and build an affordable Vancouver. Wilson has also been a member of the COPE Executive for more than two years. – See more at: http://www.vancourier.com/vancouver-votes/candidate-profiles/wilson-munoz-cope-1.1423113#sthash.OYLIMkYG.OA5IiKi0.dpuf
Source: Yahara Munoz
LISTEN HERE for his great interview!