Events

Refugees Welcome Border Caravan

Refugees Welcome Border Caravan

No fences, No walls, no borders 29 June to 1 July 2018, Quebec/US border Solidarity Across Borders is organizing a Refugees Welcome Border Caravan which will travel along the Quebec-US border. This festive, colourful, family-friendly caravan will stop at many small towns along the border to bring a message of solidarity with people crossing the border from the US and to oppose racist calls to close Quebec’s borders. Because many people who have recently crossed will see their refugee claims refused, the aim is also to help build broad public support for an end to deportations and for mass...

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Mutual Aid Night For Migrants (31 May)

Mutual Aid Night For Migrants (31 May)

(If you need to get in touch beforehand, please contact us by e-mail at solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com.) Thursday, 31 May, 6:30pm-8:30pm 1500 de Maisonneuve West, # 204 (Guy-Concordia metro) map: http://goo.gl/maps/YgaNi   * if you are facing deportation (failed refugee claim, criminal record, non-renewal of visa, etc) * if you are having difficulties accessing services because of immigration status * if you want to connect with others struggling with precarious immigration status … Come out to this free mutual aid night to discuss options, share strategies, gather information, learn about resources, and break the isolation. We will summarize legal proceedings and basic options, share resources, answer...

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Launch of Blog Rise Up Speak Out

Launch of Blog Rise Up Speak Out

www.facebook.com/events/2008680886047165/ Sunday, 4 March at 3pm Atomic Café, 3606 Ontario St. East (Joliette metro) In collaboration with Solidarity Across Borders and the Non Status Women’s Collective, the Rise Up Speak Out Blog committee invites you to the launch of a new blog for undocumented people in Montreal, a space in which people can express themselves with dignity, respect and creativity. The event features music, poetry, live testimony and song by people oppressed by the immigration system. Come one, come all! FREE. Donations are very welcome. Email : levetoietparle@gmail.com

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“Coderre, Coderre, so where’s your sanctuary city??!!”

“Coderre, Coderre, so where’s your sanctuary city??!!”

Rally with the Non-Status Women’s Collective https://www.facebook.com/events/1494125997291904 Thursday, 19 October at 11:30am Montreal City Hall, 275 Notre Dame Est  (métro Champ-de-Mars). You are invited to participate in an action in front of City Hall to demand a real sanctuary city from Mayor Denis Coderre. In January 2017, he declared that Montreal was a sanctuary city, but it was not true. Nine months after Coderre’s statement, people without status still don’t have access to over-the-table work or public services like health services, housing, education, etc. And non-status people are still being arrested because of their immigration status and turned over...

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Year End Feast (28 December)

Year End Feast (28 December)

facebook event Thursday, 28 December at 6pm St. Edouard Church (St-Denis and Beaubien), Beaubien Metro Come share supper and build solidarity across borders. With food, music, sharing, poetry, activities for kids … and of course FREE.

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Demonstration at the Quebec-US Border: Migrants & Refugees Welcome! Open the Borders! Oppose Racism! (September 30)

Demonstration at the Quebec-US Border: Migrants & Refugees Welcome! Open the Borders! Oppose Racism! (September 30)

Migrants & Refugees Welcome! Open the Borders! Oppose Racism! Demonstration at the Quebec-US Border Saturday, September 30, 10am – 5pm At the Lacolle Border Crossing, south of Montreal (map: https://goo.gl/maps/W8s3rTtGPC72) Please consult www.solidarityacrossborders.org regularly for updates. A call by the Anti-Racist/Anti-Fascist Response Committee of Solidarity Across Borders. We encourage organizations to endorse and share this callout, and to mobilize their communities and contacts. Get in touch if you can support this mobilization. Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/116071909106377 DOWNLOADS (posters and flyers): www.solidarityacrossborders.org/en/downloads-september-30 UPDATE: Deadline for bus reservations extended until 10pm tonite (Friday, September 29)! Due to the number of reservations we’ve received,...

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(Sunday, 12pm, Olympic Stadium) Refugees In, Racists Out! Emergency Demonstration in Support of Migrants and Refugees

(Sunday, 12pm, Olympic Stadium) Refugees In, Racists Out! Emergency Demonstration in Support of Migrants and Refugees

Refugees In, Racists Out! Emergency Demonstration in Support of Migrants and Refugees SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 12pm sharp Montreal Olympic Stadium – 4545 Avenue Pierre-de Coubertin – Go to Gate “D” (métro Pie-IX or métro Viau) Please arrive on time! We will be demonstrating until at least 3pm. Bring your signs and banners in support of migrants and open borders. A call by the Anti-Racist/Anti-Fascist Response Committee and Solidarity City Committee of Solidarity Across Borders and the Non-Status Haitian Action Committee, with the support of the Collectif de Résistance Antiraciste de Montréal (CRAM), the Resist Trump and the Far Right...

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(July 1st) Refugees Welcome! Urgent mobilization at the Quebec-US Border

(July 1st) Refugees Welcome! Urgent mobilization at the Quebec-US Border

OPEN THE BORDERS! REFUGEES WELCOME! STOP RACIST INTIMIDATION OF MIGRANTS! Urgent mobilization at the Quebec-US Border. In support of refugees & against anti-immigrant racists. SATURDAY, JULY 1st, 9am-3pm (vehicles leave from Montreal at 8am sharp) At the Roxham Road Crossing near Hemmingford. Roxham Road, south of Chemin Fisher. (About 50 minutes south of Montreal). Map: http://bit.ly/2saPbxj Vehicles will leave from Montreal; rendez-vous at 8am (sharp!) If you would like to attend this demonstration with our vehicles, please reserve a spot before 8pm on Thursday, June 29. Reserve by e-mail at: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com An appeal by the Anti-Racist/Anti-Fascist Response Committee of...

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June 18: Open the borders! Status for All! March for justice and dignity for all migrants and refugees

June 18: Open the borders! Status for All! March for justice and dignity for all migrants and refugees

OPEN THE BORDERS! STATUS FOR ALL! SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017 March for justice and dignity for all migrants and refugees 2pm: GATHERING / STARTING POINT Nelson Mandela Park (Plamondon metro) Victoria Avenue, between Vézina and Barclay We will march through the neighborhood of Côte-des-Neiges. Following tradition, this march is family friendly! Kids of all ages are welcome. Please get in touch about any accessibility needs. www.solidarityacrossborders.org Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1841226389534614/ —– Join us for the annual Status For All demonstration, organized by Solidarity Across Borders and friends. Since 2004, we have marched annually in the streets of Montreal. This year,...

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Solidarity Across Borders’ New Members Orientation Workshop

Solidarity Across Borders’ New Members Orientation Workshop

** Please note that there has been a change in location ** Sunday, June 4th, 1pm-3pm at the Centre for Gender Advocacy 1500 de Maisonneuve Ouest, office #404 (Metro Guy-Concordia, Guy exit) Against deportations, detentions and double punishment!  Organizing for the regularization of all non-status persons! Together, let’s build a Solidarity City! Join us! On June 4 we will be holding an introductory workshop for new members or people interested in joining Solidarity Across Borders.  This orientation will provide an overview of Solidarity Across Borders’ history, vision and structure; including our demands and internal decision-making processes.  We’ll then present...

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Solidarity City Theme Room at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair (May 28)

Solidarity City Theme Room at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair (May 28)

Solidarity City Theme Room at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair on Sunday, May 28, 2017, 11am-5pm Room #125, CÉDA, 2515 rue Delisle info: www.anarchistbookfair.ca Free. Welcome to all. Accessible to people using wheelchairs. Childcare and Kids activities on-site. Whisper Translation (English, French, Spanish) Schedule-in-brief: 11am: Building A Solidarity City Together! (Mylène & Jaggi) 1pm: No Wall They Can Build: Confronting the US-Mexico Border Wall (Raúl Alcaraz Ochoa) 3pm: Trouble #3: Refugees Welcome (sub.Media) Organized by the Solidarity City Committee of Solidarity Across Borders. ——- 11am-1pm: Building A Solidarity/Sanctuary City Together! Workshop & Discussion (FR) Room #125, CÉDA,...

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Building a Solidarity City Conference: Workshop Schedule and Descriptions

Building a Solidarity City Conference: Workshop Schedule and Descriptions

SCHEDULE – SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017 All events at 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor Conference info: http://bit.ly/SolidarityCityMay20 Pre-registration is encouraged (but not required): http://bit.ly/2pJO6OP – 10am-10:45am: Opening Plenary: Building a Real Sanctuary/Solidarity City Together, with presentations – Room H-763 – 10:45am-12:30pm: 1st series of Workshops & Discussions (full descriptions below) a) Education for All! (Collectif éducation sans frontières) – Room H-763 b) Between the individual and the collective: What are the actions and resources to act? (Health Care For All Committee) – Room H-767 c) Open the Borders: Cross-Border Solidarity from...

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