Events

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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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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