Events

Mutual Aid Night For Migrants (February 23)

Mutual Aid Night For Migrants (February 23)

(If you need to get in touch beforehand, please contact us by e-mail at solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com.) Thursday, 23 February, 6:30pm-9pm 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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TRUMP, YOU’RE NOT WELCOME! A Call to Resist & Disrupt Trump’s State Visit to Canada (2017)

TRUMP, YOU’RE NOT WELCOME! A Call to Resist & Disrupt Trump’s State Visit to Canada (2017)

TRUMP, YOU’RE NOT WELCOME! A Call to Resist & Disrupt Trump’s State Visit to Canada Date: Some time in early 2017, after January 20 Where: Likely Ottawa or nearby, details to be confirmed. Please post and share this callout widely. – web: https://trumpunwelcoming.org – fb: www.facebook.com/events/359917574358074 – en français: www.solidarityacrossborders.org/fr/stoptrump – en español: www.solidarityacrossborders.org/es/stoptrump —– This is a callout for anti-capitalist and anti-colonial resistance, rooted in a spirit of solidarity and mutual support, respecting a diversity of tactics. Canada is usually the first foreign visit of a newly-elected US President and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has invited US President-elect Donald...

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Report-back from the Emergency “Open the Borders!” Demonstration against Donald Trump and the Far-Right (January 28)

Report-back from the Emergency “Open the Borders!” Demonstration against Donald Trump and the Far-Right  (January 28)

Report-back from the Emergency “Open the Borders!” Demonstration against Donald Trump and the Far-Right  (January 28, 2017) Immediately on hearing about Donald Trump’s anti-migrant, anti-Muslim executive orders last week, Solidarity Across Borders and the Resist Trump Network called an emergency demonstration to denounce these measures, and to expose the hypocrisy of the Trudeau government. Here are some of the necessary and straightforward demands articulated at the modest demonstration: i) immediately open the Canadian-USA border to all migrants from the USA into Canada; ii) immediately cancel the Safe 3rd Country Agreement with the USA; iii) implement an ongoing, comprehensive and...

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Montreal- DC Anti-Border Solidarity Caravan (January 19-21, 2017)

Montreal- DC Anti-Border Solidarity Caravan (January 19-21, 2017)

Montreal- DC Anti-Border Solidarity Caravan Protest Donald Trump’s Inauguration (January 19-21, 2017) Donate and/or Participate! Donald Trump will be inaugurated on January 20, 2017. There will be protests against Donald Trump organized by DC-based community groups. Let’s show solidarity from Montreal by driving down together to oppose the sexist, racist, Islamophobic, far-right politics the Trump administration represents. A border may divide us and our comrades in the south, but our struggle is global. We resist not just Trump’s inauguration, but unapologetically stand against the politics of border imperialism as well. We are organizing a Montreal-DC Anti-Border Caravan. We would...

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Undocumented Women Speak: Trudeau Has Failed Us!

Undocumented Women Speak: Trudeau Has Failed Us!

Press release Undocumented Women Speak: Trudeau Has Failed Us! 3 December 2016, Montréal – In November 2015, the Non-Status Women’s Collective sent an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In their letter, they described the extreme precarity in which non-status women live and asked him to take a position on the situation of non-status people in Canada. One year later, they have still not received a response. In the face of government indifference, non-status women are addressing the public at large to denounce the arbitrariness of Canada’s immigration system and its particularly negative impact on women, determined to...

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Building a Solidarity City Together! Workshop & Presentation (November 3)

Building a Solidarity City Together! Workshop & Presentation (November 3)

Building a Solidarity City Together! A Community Workshop and Presentation Thursday, November 3, 7pm-9pm 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204 (métro Guy-Concordia) Free. Welcome to all. Childcare available on site. Translation (French-English). Wheelchair accessible venue. Learn more about migrant justice organizing in Montreal, and the campaign to build a Solidarity City.This presentation and workshop, open to all, is intended to provide context and background to the Solidarity City campaign of Solidarity Across Borders, and to encourage the participation of more organizations, groups and individuals. A Solidarity City is the creation of a community that rejects a system that engenders poverty...

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New members meeting & orientation. Join us! (November 13)

New members meeting & orientation. Join us! (November 13)

SOLIDARITY ACROSS BORDERS New Members Orientation Against deportations, detentions and double punishment!  Organizing for the regularization of all non-status persons!  Together, let’s build a Solidarity City! Join us! Sunday, November 13, 1pm to 3pm 1500 de Maisonneuve Ouest, Suite 204 (métro Guy-Concordia) This orientation will provide an overview of Solidarity Across Borders’ history, vision and structure; including our demands and internal decision-making processes. While this workshop is structured for new members of SAB, anyone who wants to get involved with SAB is welcome to join. We mobilize around these main demands: an end to deportations and detentions, abolition of...

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Solidarity Across Borders Autumn Assembly & Community Brunch (October 16)

Solidarity Across Borders Autumn Assembly & Community Brunch (October 16)

Notice to Solidarity Across Borders members: Mark you calendars for our next general assembly and community brunch! Solidarity Across Borders Autumn Assembly & Community Brunch SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16 11am: Solidarity Across Borders Committees 12:30pm: Community Brunch 2pm-4pm: Continuation of Assembly: Proposals and Discussion (read more about the format below) Location: 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor, near métro Guy-Concordia Free childcare and kids activities on-site. Bring your kids! Translation available for English, French & Spanish. The building is accessible to people using wheelchairs. Limited métro tickets available for people with low incomes. Please get in touch about any accessibility...

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Picnic, BBQ and Rally: When will kids with precarious immigration status be allowed to go to school? (August 28)

Picnic, BBQ and Rally:  When will kids with precarious immigration status be allowed to go to school? (August 28)

Picnic, BBQ and Rally When will kids with precarious immigration status be allowed to go to school? Join us on Sunday, August 28th, at 12:30pm Location : beside l’école le Plateau, at the end of Calixa-Lavallée avenue, at the heart of parc La Fontaine Map: https://goo.gl/maps/9weGviv5hA62Free food available and giant potluck Again this year, children will be kept out of school because of their precarious immigration status. Often these children are only able to go to school if their parents pay fees of over $6000 per child per year – a sum that many families cannot afford. What happens...

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Rock ‘n Roma III

Rock ‘n Roma III

A Concert in support of the Lakatos Family’s Fight against Deportation Monday, June 20th doors at 7pm Patro Vys, 356 Mont-Royal East Suggested entry: between $10 and $20 (no one will be refused!) Join us to support the Lakatos family and learn more about the struggle of Roma in Europe and Canada, all the while enjoying the captivating music of Te Merav (with Kristin Molnar, Jean-Denis Levasseur and Laszlo Levasseur-Molnar), Sergiu Popa and Brigitte Dajczer (Briga). Proceeds will go towards supporting the struggle of the Lakatos family and other Roma families fighting against deportations. Musicians TE MERAV. Born in...

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Building a Solidarity City Together! A Community Workshop and Presentation (June 14)

Building a Solidarity City Together! A Community Workshop and Presentation (June 14)

Building a Solidarity City Together! A Community Workshop and Presentation Tuesday, June 14, 6:30pm 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #404 (métro Guy-Concordia) Free. Welcome to all. Childcare available on site. Translation (French-English). Wheelchair accessible venue. Learn more about migrant justice organizing in Montreal, and the campaign to build a Solidarity City.This presentation and workshop, open to all, is intended to provide context and background to the Solidarity City campaign of Solidarity Across Borders, and to encourage the participation of more organizations, groups and individuals. A Solidarity City is the creation of a community that rejects a system that engenders poverty...

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Building a Solidarity City Together! A Community Workshop & Presentation (May 24)

Building a Solidarity City Together! A Community Workshop & Presentation (May 24)

Building a Solidarity City Together! A Community Workshop and Presentation Tuesday, May 24, 6:30pm 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204 (métro Guy-Concordia) Free. Welcome to all. Childcare available on site. Translation (French-English). Wheelchair accessible venue. Learn more about migrant justice organizing in Montreal, and the campaign to build a Solidarity City.This presentation and workshop, open to all, is intended to provide context and background to the Solidarity City campaign of Solidarity Across Borders, and to encourage the participation of more organizations, groups and individuals. A Solidarity City is the creation of a community that rejects a system that engenders poverty...

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