Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Community Crusader

Charanpal Gill

Name: Charanpal Gill

Year: 2010
Presented By: Randy Toor, Desert Hills Estate Winery

As a Founder & CEO of PICS (Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society), Charanpal Gill has been a volunteer working for social justice for the disadvantaged, the poor and immigrants for more than two decades. In 1978 he co-founded the Canadian Farmworkers Union to improve the human rights, health and safety and employment standards of farm workers. As the founder PICS and Rainbow Community Health Co-operative, Gill works to meet the social and health needs of hundreds of people in the community.