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Fitness combines with awareness at Walnut Grove Secondary

A group of 16-year-old Walnut Grove Secondary students have put together a fundraiser for this Saturday (March 3), that combines an exhilarating Zumba fitness class while raising awareness about human trafficking.

Grade 11 student Anna Demian is one of the students who helped organize the event after being moved by the stories of girls being exploited both locally and in other countries.

“We collected hundreds of hand written letters and petitions urging our government to take a stand against modern day slavery. We have connected with the school board of Langley to discuss implementing this in curriculum. We are now taking steps to hopefully make this a reality in the near future,” she said.

Everyone is welcome to come out from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and learn more about modern- day slavery happening here in B.C. The Zumba class takes place in the gym and is $10.

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