Events

Supporting Indigenous Sovereignty and Self-Determination

Supporting Indigenous Sovereignty and Self-Determination

As part of the “Building a Solidarity City” conference: www.solidarityacrossborders.org Opening Panel:  Supporting Indigenous Sovereignty and Self-Determination Saturday, November 23, 10am-12pm 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor, métro Guy-Concordia -> Childcare and kids activities on-site (free) -> Whisper translation (English, French, Spanish) -> Wheelchair accessible -> Free Panelists include: * Ellen Gabriel: Ellen (Kanien’kehá:ka Nation, Turtle Clan) is an Indigenous human rights activist, former head of the Quebec Native Women’s Association, chosen by the People of the Longhouse and her community of Kanehsatà:ke to be spokesperson during the 1990 “Oka” Crisis.* Amanda Lickers: Amanda is an anarcha-queer Onkwehon:we cis-woman. She belongs to...

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(November 23) Workshop-Discussion: Education for All!

(November 23) Workshop-Discussion: Education for All!

Workshop-Discussion: Education For All! Saturday, November 23, 1:30pm-3pm 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor, métro Guy-Concordia How can we organize together to ensure that all non-status children get access to primary and secondary schools for free? How can me make links between the struggle for the right to free education and the movement against racism and xenophobia in the context of a Charter of Values (now Bill 60) that is encouraging the rejection of the Other. The Education For All collective invites you to this workshop on the theme of access to education, in order to present the past...

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EDUCATION FOR ALL! Demonstration & Public Assembly (Parc Extension)

EDUCATION FOR ALL! Demonstration & Public Assembly (Parc Extension)

EDUCATION FOR ALL ! Demonstration & Public Assembly WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 6:30pm-9pm at École Barthélemy-Vimont 415 St-Roch, in Parc Extension (near métro Parc; map: http://goo.gl/maps/IxBeA) This demonstration and public assembly will take place during the next meeting of the Commission scolaire de Montréal which will be at the École Barthélemy-Vimont in Parc Extension. The Quebec government still refuses to allow full access to primary and secondary schools to non-status children. Already weeks after the first day of classes, the Collectif éducation sans frontières has been in touch with many families whose children have either been denied access to school, or...

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Gathering and Demonstration: EDUCATION FOR ALL!

Gathering and Demonstration: EDUCATION FOR ALL!

Gathering and Demonstration: EDUCATION FOR ALL! ALL KIDS IN QUEBEC SHOULD HAVE ACCESS TO SCHOOLS FOR FREE MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 10am in front of the Ministry of Education in Montreal 600 Fullum (south of Ste-Catherine, near métro Papineau) carte: http://goo.gl/maps/6xvNZPlease get in touch about any accessibility needs. Bring your own placards & noisemakers!We call on everyone in the Montreal-area who supports the right of all children, including “non-status” children, to attend primary and secondary schools, to show their support for Education for All at this demonstration.August 26 will mark just two days before the beginning of the school year. To...

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Report-back: Status For All Demonstration (Updates, Links, Photos, Videos, Articles)

Report-back: Status For All Demonstration (Updates, Links, Photos, Videos, Articles)

REPORT-BACK: STATUS FOR ALL DEMONSTRATION (MONTREAL) (Updates, Links, Photos, Videos, Articles) —– -> Status For All Photo Compilation —— May 22, 2013 — Hundreds of festive and determined demonstrators converged onto downtown this past Saturday (May 18) from four different working class areas of Montreal as part of the annual STATUS FOR ALL demonstration.

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GATHERING & DEMONSTRATION: OUR STRUGGLE FOR EDUCATION FOR ALL CONTINUES …

GATHERING & DEMONSTRATION: OUR STRUGGLE FOR EDUCATION FOR ALL CONTINUES …

UNTIL ALL KIDS CAN GET INTO SCHOOL, OUR STRUGGLE FOR EDUCATION FOR ALL CONTINUES … GATHERING AND DEMONSTRATION WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 6:30pm – 9:30pm *** NOTE: The Commission scolaire de Montréal has changed the location of their meeting at the last minute. The meeting will now take place at 3737 Sherbrooke East (near métro Joliette or métro Pie-IX) ***   This is a family-friendly demonstration; children are welcome to attend. Please get in touch about any accessibility needs. Bring your own placards & noisemakers! We call on everyone in the Montreal-area who supports the right of all children, including...

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(May 29) Solidarity Across Borders Support Clinic for Migrants

(May 29) Solidarity Across Borders Support Clinic for Migrants

* 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 clinic to discuss options, share strategies, gather information, learn about resources, and break the isolation.   Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from 6h30 pm to 9pm at QPIRC-Concordia 1500 de Maisonneuve west, # 204 Metro Guy-Concordia We will summarize legal proceedings and basic options as necessary, share resources, answer individual questions, discuss possible political strategies and collective action. We seek...

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(April 25 & 30) Immigration Support Work Workshops

(April 25 & 30) Immigration Support Work Workshops

IMMIGRATION SUPPORT WORKSHOPS “Breaking down the Canadian Immigration System” & “Doing Immigration Support Work” (APRIL 25 & 30, 2013; please register in advance)LOCATION: Quebec Public Interest Research Group (QPIRG) at Concordia 1500 de Maisonneuve Ouest, #204 (métro Guy-Concordia)  Wheelchair accessible. Free. Workshop will be in both English & French, with whisper translation available. Solidarity Across Borders presents a two-part workshop on doing immigration support work. The workshops are geared towards individuals interested in getting more actively involved in local movements for migrant justice. The two workshops below are to be attended consecutively, as a series. Space is limited, so please pre-register in advance (more info and details below). Thursday, April 25, 6:30pm: BREAKING DOWN THE CANADIAN IMMIGRATION SYSTEMA...

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(Thursday) Rock Against Racism: A benefit show for Solidarity Across Borders

(Thursday) Rock Against Racism: A benefit show for Solidarity Across Borders

Rock Against Racism MTL #4 Ska Ska Oi! jeudi, le 25 avril Katacombes, 1635 St-Laurent $6-10 (selon vos moyens/sliding scale) portes: 20h / show: 21h  facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/151382535020184 Une soirée bénéfice pour Solidarité sans frontières A benefit show for Solidarity Across Borders Bands: * East End Radicals (Working class MTL street-punk) www.eastendradicals.com * Alex Beatdown (solo set) www.facebook.com/thebeatdown * Les Francbatards (ska francophone des 4 coins du monde) www.francbatards.bandcamp.com * Vinny Savage and the Wild Side (ska-punk) www.vinnysavagethewildside.bandcamp.com DJs: Time Hard (Revolution Now Soundsystem) + Aaron Maiden (early reggae, soul, ska) —– À propos/About Rock Against Racism MTL Rock Against Racism est...

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April 24: The Struggle Continues for Education For All! Gathering & Demonstration

April 24: The Struggle Continues for Education For All! Gathering & Demonstration

THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES FOR EDUCATION FOR ALL! GATHERING AND DEMONSTRATION WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 6:30pm – 8:30pm (new location!) at the École des métiers de la construction (where the Montreal School Board will hold its April meeting) 5205, rue Parthenais (between Masson and Laurier) map: http://goo.gl/maps/zFmNv (#27 or #47 bus east from métro Laurier south, Rivard & St-Joseph) This is a family-friendly demonstration; children are welcome to attend. Please get in touch about any accessibility needs. Bring your own placards & noisemakers!We call on everyone in the Montreal-area who supports the right of all children, including “non-status” children, to attend primary and secondary...

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Wednesday! DEMONSTRATION: EDUCATION FOR ALL! (March 27)

Wednesday! DEMONSTRATION: EDUCATION FOR ALL! (March 27)

EDUCATION FOR ALL! GATHERING AND DEMONSTRATION at the Commission Scolaire de Montréal WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 6:30pm – 8:30pm 3737 Sherbrooke East (métro Joliette ou métro Pie IX) This is a family-friendly demonstration; children are welcome to attend. Please get in touch about any accessibility needs. Bring your own placards & noisemakers!

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(Wednesday!) Demonstration: EDUCATION FOR ALL!

(Wednesday!) Demonstration: EDUCATION FOR ALL!

EDUCATION FOR ALL ! GATHERING AND DEMONSTRATION at the Commission Scolaire de Montréal WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 6:30pm – 8:30pm 3737 Sherbrooke East (métro Joliette ou métro Pie IX) This is a family-friendly demonstration; children are welcome to attend. Please get in touch about any accessibility needs. Bring your own placards & noisemakers! We call on everyone in the Montreal-area who supports the right of all children, including “non-status” children, to attend primary and secondary schools, to show their support for Education for All at this demonstration. The demonstration will take place before and during the monthly meeting of the...

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