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Tuesday November 18, 2008
Start: 9:00 am

The No One Is Illegal Student Network Presents
BEYOND BORDERS

When: Tuesday, November 18, 2008, 9:00 am - 2:45 pm
Where: OISE Building, 252 Bloor St. West, Toronto

Beyond Borders is a full-day conference for high school students to learn about and discuss issues faced by immigrants and refugees. Through participatory workshops, multimedia and performances, we will explore the problems with Canada’s immigration system and wider issues faced not only by migrants, but also by indigenous communities.

A free breakfast and lunch will be provided. All students will attend a common opening and closing plenary, and will register on the day of to attend two of four interactive workshops.

Workshops that will be held:

Student Organizing: Access to Education for All

Thursday November 20, 2008
Start: 1:30 pm

Campaign Calls on Chief of Police to IMPLEMENT a REAL AND FULL DADT POLICY

Pack the Board meeting and give a deputation (present your arguments for a full Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy). We are also asking people to send letters to the Board, a sample letter can be found at the end of this email, please cc all letters to nooneisillegal@riseup.net.

Thursday November 20th, 1:30pm
Toronto Police Services Board Meeting
Police Headquarters 40 College Street, Just West of Yonge Street

The Don't Ask, Don't Tell campaign is calling all allies, social service providers and immigrant/refugee communities to mobilize by packing the Toronto Police Services Board meeting to show our sincere concerns about the lack of a true Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy by the Toronto Police.

Tuesday November 25, 2008
Start: 2:00 pm

The Shelter.Sanctuary.Status campaign welcomes you to the launch of our
workshop series:

In commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women...

Tuesday, November 25
2-4pm
South Asian Women's Centre
800 Lansdowne Ave. (North of Bloor St. W)

NOTE: Please confirm your participation by email to jean@riseup.net

This first workshop will provide an introduction for service providers, front-line workers, and interested community members to the Shelter.Sanctuary.Status campaign.

The Shelter.Sanctuary.Status campaign is working towards access to services and the provision of full legal immigration status for all women
fleeing diverse forms of violence and their families. An integral part of
this campaign is working with service providers in the violence against
women sector, including shelters, drop-ins, community health centres and
settlement services.

In particular, we will discuss:

Thursday December 04, 2008
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