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

March 6, 2017

sanctuaireweb003With 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 Hospitals and Clinics / Heath Care For All! (2013): http://bit.ly/NoCBSAinHospitals
– Past Support Work Campaigns: www.solidarityacrossborders.org/en/past-campaigns

Videos from Solidarity Across Borders Press Conference about “Sanctuary City” (February 20, 2017)

en français:

– Gloria, porte-parole pour le Collectif des femmes sans statut de Montréal:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3I8XmYCK6A

– Jaggi Singh, militant au sein de Solidarité Sans Frontières
www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWF0MsYENnk

– Jaggi Singh & Rosalind Wong de Solidarité sans frontières
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otzd1ZwJlmA

– Kavitha Culasingam, membre du Centre des femmes d’ici et d’ailleurs (Villeray)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_ALBiKJtD8

– Romina Hernandez, organisatrice communautaire au POPIR (St-Henri)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9pxtf4tXDY

– Sandra Wesley, Directrice-générale de Stella (organisation par et pour les travailleuses du sexe)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPk2zyI8YJw

English:

– Jaggi Singh, community organizer with Solidarity Across Borders
www.youtube.com/watch?v=chN4ogHcHLI

– Kavitha Culasingam, Centre des femmes d’ici et d’ailleurs (Villeray)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAFCLWhx_QA

– Romina Hernandez, community organizer with POPIR (housing rights group in St-Henri)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtUiNo44CkU

– Sandra Wesley, Director-General of Stella, an organization by and for sex workers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZQnpsQslac

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