Events

In the Shadow of Borders: documentary film screening followed by discussion (December 10)

In the Shadow of Borders: documentary film screening followed by discussion (December 10)

In the Shadow of Borders: documentary film screening followed by discussion Thursday, December 10th, 2015 7pm at De Sève Cinema 1400 de Maisonneuve West (Concordia Library Building); Guy-Concordia metro This event is organized by In the Shadow of Borders with support from the Community-University Research Exchange (CURE), QPIRG Concordia and Solidarity Across Borders. – free – wheelchair accessible – there are accessible washrooms next to the cinema, though they are not gender neutral – childcare available; please reserve in advance – get in touch about accessibility needs – contact info: 514-848-7585; info@qpirgconcordia.org  – please get in touch about any accessibility needs Film...

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(22 Nov.) New Members Orientation

(22 Nov.) New Members Orientation

Sunday, 22 November, 2pm to 4pm QPIRG Concordia, 1500 de Maisonneuve Ouest, Suite 204 (Guy Concordia Metro) https://www.facebook.com/events/1093578593988559/ There will be free childcare, food, and English-French-Spanish translation at the orientation. 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 the double punishment of migrants with criminal records, and Status for All!...

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(6 November) Reggae Dance Party & Fundraiser

(6 November) Reggae Dance Party & Fundraiser

Friday November 6th starting from 9pm and ending late at Café l’Artère (7000 ave du Parc, metro Parc) $5 to $10 or pay what you can Dance the night away to sweet reggae tunes, while supporting an undocumented woman submit an application for permanent residency after 35 years in Montreal >> All funds raised go directly to paying for the application, to help this woman regularize her status Featuring artists: Danny Rebel & Waahli & Kali M. came to Montreal from the Carribbean 35 years ago, looking for a better life for herself, and to support her kids who...

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(October 17) OPEN THE BORDERS! Teach-In & Community Dinner

(October 17) OPEN THE BORDERS! Teach-In & Community Dinner

OPEN THE BORDERS! Teach-In & Community Dinner Saturday, October 17, 2015, 1pm-8pm location: 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor & 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204 métro Guy Concordia Free. Welcome to all. All spaces are wheelchair accessible. Childcare available on-site. Whisper translation (English-French-Spanish) for all presentations. Please get in touch about accessibility needs. Solidarity Across Borders is organizing a 1-day teach-in to provide a space for discussion and learning about migrant justice issues, in the context of current debates around migrants and refugees. The presentations are intended both for people new to these issues, and for those who wish to...

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(October 18) Fall Assembly of Solidarity Across Borders

(October 18) Fall Assembly of Solidarity Across Borders

Sunday October 18th, 2015 2pm to 5pm Lorne Centre, 2390 Ryde Street, 2nd floor metro Charlevoix 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 seventh 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...

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(October 10) UNITY MARCH AGAINST DEPORTATIONS / REFUGEES WELCOME!

(October 10) UNITY MARCH AGAINST DEPORTATIONS / REFUGEES WELCOME!

UNITY MARCH AGAINST DEPORTATIONS REFUGEES WELCOME! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2pm Starting Point: Norman Bethune Square (corner of Guy and De Maisonneuve West, métro Guy-Concordia) map: http://bit.ly/1PKJ8VS The conditions of migrants and refugees worldwide have captured public attention. In Europe, the USA, Mexico and elsewhere, we witness a humanitarian disaster. In the Dominican Republic, people of Haitian origin are attacked and threatened with deportation. In Canada, non-status Haitians and Zimbabweans are also facing forced removal. Stop deportations! Welcome all migrants and refugees! Status for All! Join us in large numbers to show your support for this important cause which is...

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Posters & Flyer for the Unity March Against Deportations (please share)

Posters & Flyer for the Unity March Against Deportations (please share)

DOWNLOAD, PRINT & SHARE the following posters and flyer:

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Report-back: “Refugees Welcome / Open The Borders” Protest (photos, articles, posters)

Report-back: “Refugees Welcome / Open The Borders” Protest (photos, articles, posters)

Report-back: REFUGEES WELCOME / OPEN THE BORDERS Montreal Demonstration, September 5, 2015 On Saturday, September 5, 2015, more than 700 people responded to a call by Solidarity Across Borders for a protest to denounce the Canadian government and their complicit role in the deaths of refugees and migrants, in the context of the recent deaths of Alan Kurdi, 3, his brother Ghalib, 5, and mother Rehanna. The Montreal protest was part of cross-Canada mobilizations in more than 20 towns and cities, as well as mobilizations worldwide in support of refugees and migrants. This brief report-back includes information about: i)...

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(September 13) New Members Orientation

(September 13) New Members Orientation

Sunday, 13 September, 2pm to 4pm QPIRG Concordia, 1500 de Maisonneuve Ouest, Suite 204 (Guy Concordia Metro) https://www.facebook.com/events/1638047293129298/ There will be free childcare, food and English-French-Spanish translation at the orientation. 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 the double punishment of migrants with criminal records, and Status for All!...

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(September 5) Refugees Welcome! Open the Borders!

(September 5) Refugees Welcome! Open the Borders!

REFUGEES WELCOME OPEN THE BORDERS FREE MOVEMENT FOR ALL Gathering/Demonstration SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2pm Place Norman Bethune (de Maisonneuve et Guy ; métro Guy-Concordia) In the context of the deaths of Alan Kurdi, 3, his brother Ghalib, 5, and mother Rehanna, Solidarity Across Borders is calling for a gathering in downtown Montreal to denounce the Canadian government and their complicit role in the deaths of refugees and migrants. contact: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com

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(September 4) Creative action to support the Bring Daniel Home campaign

(September 4) Creative action to support the Bring Daniel Home campaign

Friday, September 4th at noon Montreal City Hall 275 Notre Dame East (Champ de mars metro) www.facebook.com/events/1494428287540094/ As kids go back to school, we recall that it will soon be one year since Daniel*, an undocumented Montreal youth, was arrested at a high school and deported alone to Mexico. Since October 2014, he has been living in total insecurity in Mexico City. On Friday, September 4th, we will go to City Hall with a message for Mayor Denis Coderre: SPVM out of our schools: undocumented children should be able to go to school without fear of arrest! We’ll demand...

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(27 August) Rock ‘n Roma against Deportations II

(27 August) Rock ‘n Roma against Deportations II

A Benefit Concert www.facebook.com/events/419799228209478/ Thursday, 27 August 2015 Doors open @ 7pm Café l’Artère, 7000 Av du Parc (métro Parc) Sliding scale: $10 to 20$ (no one turned away) Come out to have a great time, dance, and support several Roma families in Montreal who are currently fighting deportation from Canada. featuring: BORIS BARTULA (Accordion/voice). Born in Sarajevo, Boris started playing accordion at the age of 6. He graduated from the Sarajevo Academy of Classic Music (1987) where he encountered many styles of music: classical, traditional, gypsy, oriental, jazz, etc. Developing his improv skills lead him to spectacular leaps...

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