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Start: Mar/24/2011 - 4:00 pm
End: Mar/26/2011 - 9:00 pm

24-26 March 2011, Toronto
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=205252452820407

25 March 2011
6pm – 8pm (includes food)
St Lukes United Church, 353 Sherbourne Ave

[El español sigue]

NYC's Movement for Justice in El Barrio: El Barrio is Not for Sale, It is to be Loved & Defended
24-26 March 2011, Toronto

Come hear Juan Haro and Maria Mercado from Movimiento por Justicia del Barrio, or Movement for Justice in El Barrio, in East Harlem, NYC, as they share stories of their struggle, build connections, and raise funds. Movement for Justice in El Barrio is an organization composed mainly of immigrant tenants in El Barrio, New York City that fights for human dignity and against community displacement. They fight for the liberation of every marginalized group, including immigrants, people of color, women, gays, lesbians, transgender communities, and all the poor of the world. Movement for Justice in the Barrio is part of The Other Campaign, initiated by the Zapatista Army of National Liberation.

Movimiento’s members, at over 600 strong, have never taken on a battle they have not won. In addition to taking on and defeating greedy landlords and multi-national corporations, they also target the city institutions and politicians who facilitate gentrification and displacement. Of the many organizing tactics and strategies members utilize to build solidarity with other organizations and advance their struggle, include Zapatista-inspired community consultations (consultas) and gatherings (Encuentros).

Start: Mar/26/2011 - 12:30 pm
End: Mar/26/2011 - 3:00 pm

GLOBAL BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT, SANCTIONS DAY OF ACTION
12:30 pm
TORONTO
MEET AT KING AND BAY

Our universities and pension plans are invested in corporations that carry out apartheid, environmental degradation, and the displacement of indigenous people worldwide. On the anniversary of Palestinian Land Day and the BDS Global Day of Action, we march in the financial district to say:

END CANADIAN SUPPORT FOR APARTHEID: DIVEST NOW!

We salute people's uprisings in the Middle East and the struggle for freedom, justice, and equality everywhere.

Bring noisemakers and flags!
Organized by the Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid.
www.caiaweb.org

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A Short History of Land Day and the BDS Day of Action

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