Events

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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Migrant justice organizers denounce the deportation of Guatemalan migrant worker this morning

Migrant justice organizers denounce the deportation of Guatemalan migrant worker this morning

Press Conference: Migrant justice organizers denounce the deportation of Guatemalan migrant worker this morning, the result of drug raid on employer Friday April 29th at 10am At the Immigrant Workers Centre 4755 Van Horne, Office #110 (Metro Plamondon) Montreal, April 29, 2016 – Migrant justice organizers are denouncing the recent arrests and deportations of temporary migrant workers based near Drummondville, QC, the result of a drug arrest having to do with the employer, and not the workers. One migrant worker is scheduled to be deported this morning to Guatemala as a result of a Surêté du Québec raid on...

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Organizing Assembly: Status for All

Organizing Assembly: Status for All

We are providing childcare; translation (English-French-Spanish); snacks; metro tickets as needed. The location is wheelchair accessible. Please get in touch about any other accessibility needs. Solidarity Across Borders (SAB) is holding an organizing assembly for the annual Status for All mobilization, rooted in the main demands and campaigns of Solidarity Across Borders: opposition to deportations, detentions, and double punishment; status for all; and solidarity city. Since 2002, the May-June period has been a time for Status For All-themed mobilizations in Montreal. We’ve sometimes mobilized around May Day, the international working class holiday, and often linked our spring actions to...

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(14 January) Winter Assembly of Solidarity Across Borders

(14 January) Winter Assembly of Solidarity Across Borders

Thursday, January 14th, 2015 at 6:00pm location TBA Free childcare! Translation english-french-spanish! Free food! Wheelchair accessible! Please RSVP if you need childcare; that will help us with planning, thank you! Do you have any other needs we should meet so that you can participate? Contact us at solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com or cell # 438-933-7654. Come out to the seasonal assembly of Solidarity Across Borders (SAB)! Solidarity Across Borders holds four open assemblies a year, one each season. These assemblies are places to discuss overall strategy of Solidarity Across Borders, react to changes in the political context, bring new proposals and make...

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(Demonstration & Rally) Open the Borders! Welcome to ALL refugees and migrants! No to racism and Islamophobia! (December 13)

(Demonstration & Rally) Open the Borders! Welcome to ALL refugees and migrants! No to racism and Islamophobia! (December 13)

Open the Borders! Welcome to ALL refugees and migrants! No to racism and Islamophobia!  Demonstration & Rally SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2pm 529 Jarry East, at Justin Trudeau’s Montreal office (métro Jarry, between Berri & Lajeunesse; map: https://goo.gl/maps/G14xJbp2fUK2)Family-friendly demonstration. Bring your kids. Please get in touch about any accessibility needs. Hot chocolate on-site. Please share this event widely.  —–Solidarity Across Borders calls this urgent demonstration to express our collective opposition to the continued racist and Islamophobic backlash against migrants and refugees in Canada and worldwide. We join our voices with millions around the world who declare “Refugees Welcome” and support...

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