Solidarity City Conferences

Sanctuary City: Videos from Solidarity Across Borders Press Conference (February 20, 2017)

Sanctuary City: Videos from Solidarity Across Borders Press Conference (February 20, 2017)

With the announcement of a limited and symbolic Sanctuary City motion to be considered (and eventually passed unanimously) by the City of Montreal this Monday, the migrant justice organization Solidarity Across Borders and allied groups organized a press conference to provide critical perspectives on the motion, rooted in the reality of undocumented migrants living in the Montreal-area. Background Information: – Community groups speak out on City of Montreal’s limited and symbolic Sanctuary City motion: http://bit.ly/Feb20PressConference – Solidarity City Declaration: www.solidarityacrossborders.org/en/solidarity-city/solidarity-city-declaration – Solidarity City Declaration Demands: www.solidarityacrossborders.org/en/solidarity-city – Education Without Borders Collective: http://collectifeducation.org/ – Public Statement: No Border Agents in our...

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Sanctuary City: Selected Media Articles (February 2017)

Sanctuary City: Selected Media Articles (February 2017)

Solidarity Across Borders Press Conference on “Sanctuary City” With the announcement of a limited and symbolic Sanctuary City motion to be considered (and eventually passed unanimously) by the City of Montreal this past Monday (February 20, 2017), the migrant justice organization Solidarity Across Borders and allied groups organized a press conference to provide critical perspectives on the motion, rooted in the reality of undocumented migrants living in the Montreal-area. (photo, left, by Jacques Nadeau, Le Devoir) Selected Media Articles English: (Video) CTV News Channel Video: Montreal is NOT a “Sanctuary City” (February 20, 2017) (interview with Solidarity Across Borders...

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Press Conference: Community groups speak out on City of Montreal’s limited and symbolic Sanctuary City motion (February 20)

Press Conference: Community groups speak out on City of Montreal’s limited and symbolic Sanctuary City motion (February 20)

Media Advisory – For immediate release Press Conference: Community groups speak out on City of Montreal’s potential Sanctuary City motion Montreal, February 19, 2017 — With the announcement of a limited and symbolic Sanctuary City motion to be considered by the City of Montreal this Monday, the migrant justice organization Solidarity Across Borders and allied groups are organizing a press conference tomorrow, Monday morning, to provide critical perspectives on the motion, rooted in the reality of undocumented migrants living in the Montreal-area.Press Conference Date: Monday, February 20, 2017 Time: 10:30am Location: 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204Confirmed participants: – Gloria,...

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Workshop/Discussion: Building a Solidarity/Sanctuary City Together! (February 27)

Workshop/Discussion: Building a Solidarity/Sanctuary City Together! (February 27)

Building a Solidarity/Sanctuary City Together! A Community Workshop and Discussion Monday, February 27, 6:30pm-8:30pm 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204 (métro Guy-Concordia) Free. Welcome to all. Childcare available on site. Snacks and beverages. 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...

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Solidarity Across Borders demands that the City of Montreal implement tangible and meaningful measures for a “Sanctuary City”; no more SPVM collaboration with CBSA

Solidarity Across Borders demands that the City of Montreal implement tangible and meaningful measures for a “Sanctuary City”; no more SPVM collaboration with CBSA

For Immediate Release – For news editors and the Montreal community   Solidarity Across Borders demands that the City of Montreal implement tangible and meaningful measures for a “Sanctuary City” The City of Montreal and Mayor Coderre need to get beyond cheap symbolism and words; no more SPVM collaboration with CBSA —– Media Contact (including interviews): Solidarity Across Borders tel: 438–933–7654 e-mail: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com —– Montreal, February 8, 2017 — This morning, the City of Montreal Executive Committee is expected to take the first steps to declare Montreal a “Sanctuary City”, similar to the hundreds of Sanctuary Cities that already exist in...

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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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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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(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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(November 23-24) Building a Solidarity City: A conference on building our networks of mutual aid and collective support (UPDATED!)

(November 23-24) Building a Solidarity City: A conference on building our networks of mutual aid and collective support (UPDATED!)

An invitation from Solidarity Across Borders … Building a Solidarity City: An annual conference on building our networks of mutual aid and collective support Two days! NOVEMBER 23 & 24, 2013 (Montreal) Solidarity Across Borders is organizing a two-day conference to discuss and share strategies about building and reinforcing local networks of mutual aid and support, as well as assuring access to free and quality services related to health, education, food, housing, shelters and more, for non-status migrants and all residents of Montreal. We’re inviting local community members, organizers, activists and all people interested in this topic.    Workshop-Discussions-Panels...

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(Saturday) Solidarity Across Borders General Assembly: Let’s build together for a Solidarity City!

(Saturday) Solidarity Across Borders General Assembly: Let’s build together for a Solidarity City!

SOLIDARITY ACROSS BORDERS GENERAL ASSEMBLY Let’s build and organize together for a Solidarity City in Montreal! SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 11am-2pm at Café Artère, 7000 avenue du Parc (métro Parc) (brunch begins at 10am) Learn more about campaigns about Status For All, education, women’s shelters, food, housing, double punishment, and more.Open to Solidarity Across Borders members and new people who want to get involved. – childcare on-site – the venue is wheelchair accessible by ramp, but the washrooms are not completely accessible – assembly in French, with translation towards Spanish and English – please get in touch about any accessibility...

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Conference: Building a Solidarity City (October 13)

Conference: Building a Solidarity City (October 13)

An invitation from Solidarity Across Borders … Building a Solidarity City: A conference on access to services for non-status migrants, and building local networks of mutual aid and support Solidarity Across Borders is organizing a day-long conference to discuss and share strategies about access to services schooling, food banks, housing, etc) for non-status migrants, as well as building local networks of mutual aid and support. We’re inviting local community organizers and activists, researchers and all people interested in this topic to participate in this conference in order to reinforce our links of solidarity and mutual aid. Workshop-Discussions: * Education...

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