Events

(December 2) Public Gathering at Education Minister Marie Malavoy & Bernard Drainville’s “Rencontre Citoyenne”

(December 2) Public Gathering at Education Minister Marie Malavoy & Bernard Drainville’s “Rencontre Citoyenne”

Marie Malavoy and Bernard Drainville in Longueuil this Monday for a “Citizen’s Meeting” EDUCATION FOR ALL! Public Gathering at Education Minister Marie Malavoy’s “Rencontre Citoyenne” MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 6pm (sharp!) at 1000 boulevard Rolland-Therrien (Longueuil) map and public transport: http://goo.gl/maps/DrKWN -> If you can attend this gathering, please let us know at solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com -> If you can help with transportation (access to a car) get in touch as well. -> Please get in touch about any accessibility needs. —– The Collectif education sans frontières (CESF) is calling for a public gathering at the upcoming “Rencontre Citoyenne” by Education Minister Marie Malavoy in...

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(Media Advisory) Education For All Collective calls for public gathering at upcoming “Rencontre citoyenne” by Ministers Marie Malavoy & Bernard Drainville

(Media Advisory) Education For All Collective calls for public gathering at upcoming “Rencontre citoyenne” by Ministers Marie Malavoy & Bernard Drainville

Media Advisory – For Immediate Release Education For All Collective calls for public gathering at upcoming “Rencontre citoyenne” by Ministers Marie Malavoy & Bernard Drainville – WHEN: Monday, December 2 at 6pm – WHERE: 1000, boulevard Rolland-Therrien (Longueuil) – MEDIA CONTACT: Nicolas Quiazua, Collectif education sans frontières, 514-347-4559 – INFO: www.solidarityacrossborders.org / solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com (November 29, 2013, Montreal) The Collectif éducation sans frontières (Education For All Collective) is calling for a public gathering at the upcoming “Rencontre Citoyenne” by Education Minister Marie Malavoy. The public event – on Monday, December 2 at 6pm — will also include Bernard Drainville, the Minister responsible for the...

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(November 26 & 28) Two events in solidarity with the Awan family

(November 26 & 28) Two events in solidarity with the Awan family

+ Tuesday, November 26th, 6:30pm at CÉDA (2515 rue Delisle) : Fall feast for the Awan family + Thursday, November 28th, NOON-1pm, 1010 Saint-Antoine: 100 Days Too Many! Demo outside of immigration headquarters ********** Fall Feast for the Awan Family Tuesday November 26, 2013 6:30pm-9:30pm CEDA 2515 Delisle (Metro Lionel-Groulx) The Awan Family Support Committee and Radical Christian Association of McGill invite you to a community dinner and fall feast in solidarity with the Awan Family. Join us for an evening of food, music, and performances to affirm support for the Awan family and to celebrate their struggle. This...

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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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(photos, videos & articles) Report-back: Demonstration against the xenophobic Charter (October 20, 2013)

(photos, videos & articles) Report-back: Demonstration against the xenophobic Charter (October 20, 2013)

Montreal, October 21, 2013 — Yesterday more than 1000 protesters marched against the proposed Quebec Charter of Values, in a grassroots effort called “Ensemble contre la charte xénophobe” (Together against the xenophobic Charter). The demonstration is part of a wave of demos and actions against the Charter (there are anti-Charter demonstrations every Sunday this month), and today’s demo emphasized a pro-feminist, pro-queer, anti-oppression struggle against the Charter, based on the Basis of Unity included below. The organizers of the demonstration felt it was important to describe the proposed Charter publicly as xenophobic, racist and sexist, and not to shy away...

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Supporting Indigenous Sovereignty and Self-Determination

Supporting Indigenous Sovereignty and Self-Determination

As part of the “Building a Solidarity City” conference: www.solidarityacrossborders.org Opening Panel:  Supporting Indigenous Sovereignty and Self-Determination Saturday, November 23, 10am-12pm 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor, métro Guy-Concordia -> Childcare and kids activities on-site (free) -> Whisper translation (English, French, Spanish) -> Wheelchair accessible -> Free Panelists include: * Ellen Gabriel: Ellen (Kanien’kehá:ka Nation, Turtle Clan) is an Indigenous human rights activist, former head of the Quebec Native Women’s Association, chosen by the People of the Longhouse and her community of Kanehsatà:ke to be spokesperson during the 1990 “Oka” Crisis.* Amanda Lickers: Amanda is an anarcha-queer Onkwehon:we cis-woman. She belongs to...

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(November 23) Workshop-Discussion: Education for All!

(November 23) Workshop-Discussion: Education for All!

Workshop-Discussion: Education For All! Saturday, November 23, 1:30pm-3pm 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor, métro Guy-Concordia How can we organize together to ensure that all non-status children get access to primary and secondary schools for free? How can me make links between the struggle for the right to free education and the movement against racism and xenophobia in the context of a Charter of Values (now Bill 60) that is encouraging the rejection of the Other. The Education For All collective invites you to this workshop on the theme of access to education, in order to present the past...

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EDUCATION FOR ALL! Demonstration & Public Assembly (Parc Extension)

EDUCATION FOR ALL! Demonstration & Public Assembly (Parc Extension)

EDUCATION FOR ALL ! Demonstration & Public Assembly WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 6:30pm-9pm at École Barthélemy-Vimont 415 St-Roch, in Parc Extension (near métro Parc; map: http://goo.gl/maps/IxBeA) This demonstration and public assembly will take place during the next meeting of the Commission scolaire de Montréal which will be at the École Barthélemy-Vimont in Parc Extension. The Quebec government still refuses to allow full access to primary and secondary schools to non-status children. Already weeks after the first day of classes, the Collectif éducation sans frontières has been in touch with many families whose children have either been denied access to school, or...

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Gathering and Demonstration: EDUCATION FOR ALL!

Gathering and Demonstration: EDUCATION FOR ALL!

Gathering and Demonstration: EDUCATION FOR ALL! ALL KIDS IN QUEBEC SHOULD HAVE ACCESS TO SCHOOLS FOR FREE MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 10am in front of the Ministry of Education in Montreal 600 Fullum (south of Ste-Catherine, near métro Papineau) carte: http://goo.gl/maps/6xvNZPlease get in touch about any accessibility needs. Bring your own placards & noisemakers!We call on everyone in the Montreal-area who supports the right of all children, including “non-status” children, to attend primary and secondary schools, to show their support for Education for All at this demonstration.August 26 will mark just two days before the beginning of the school year. To...

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Report-back: Status For All Demonstration (Updates, Links, Photos, Videos, Articles)

Report-back: Status For All Demonstration (Updates, Links, Photos, Videos, Articles)

REPORT-BACK: STATUS FOR ALL DEMONSTRATION (MONTREAL) (Updates, Links, Photos, Videos, Articles) —– -> Status For All Photo Compilation —— May 22, 2013 — Hundreds of festive and determined demonstrators converged onto downtown this past Saturday (May 18) from four different working class areas of Montreal as part of the annual STATUS FOR ALL demonstration.

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GATHERING & DEMONSTRATION: OUR STRUGGLE FOR EDUCATION FOR ALL CONTINUES …

GATHERING & DEMONSTRATION: OUR STRUGGLE FOR EDUCATION FOR ALL CONTINUES …

UNTIL ALL KIDS CAN GET INTO SCHOOL, OUR STRUGGLE FOR EDUCATION FOR ALL CONTINUES … GATHERING AND DEMONSTRATION WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 6:30pm – 9:30pm *** NOTE: The Commission scolaire de Montréal has changed the location of their meeting at the last minute. The meeting will now take place at 3737 Sherbrooke East (near métro Joliette or métro Pie-IX) ***   This is a family-friendly demonstration; children are welcome to attend. Please get in touch about any accessibility needs. Bring your own placards & noisemakers! We call on everyone in the Montreal-area who supports the right of all children, including...

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(May 29) Solidarity Across Borders Support Clinic for Migrants

(May 29) Solidarity Across Borders Support Clinic for Migrants

* if you are facing deportation (failed refugee claim, criminal record, non-renewal of visa, etc.); * if you are having difficulties accessing services because of immigration status; * if you want to connect with others struggling with precarious immigration status … Come out to this free clinic to discuss options, share strategies, gather information, learn about resources, and break the isolation.   Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from 6h30 pm to 9pm at QPIRC-Concordia 1500 de Maisonneuve west, # 204 Metro Guy-Concordia We will summarize legal proceedings and basic options as necessary, share resources, answer individual questions, discuss possible political strategies and collective action. We seek...

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