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Migrant Justice @ The People's Social Forum

Aug/21/2014 - 9:00 am

Dear friends,

From August 21st to 24th, thousands of people are expected to converge at the People's Social Forum (PSF) in Ottawa to share ideas, strengthen alliances and carve the many worlds we wish to live in.

No One Is Illegal groups from Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver (Coast Salish Territories) are coordinating a stream of workshops, panel discussions, dialogues, films and movement assemblies at the PSF. These events are being hosted by and/or include speakers from End Immigration Detention Network, Health for All - Toronto, Justicia for Migrant Workers, Migrante Canada, Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, Solidarity City Network, and more.

If you are around, please join us at one or more of these sessions. We would love to connect with you.
If you're on facebook, please join and share this event: www.facebook.com/events/436084493196698/

+ THURSDAY - AUGUST 21, 2014

9am - 1030am: Canadian Unemployment and the Temporary Foreign Workers Program
with: Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, Pmsc Ottawa, Justice For Janitors SEIU Local 2, Justice for Migrant Workers and No One Is Illegal - Ottawa.
location: FTX 133

1045am - 1215pm: People of Colour and Indigenous People Dialogue
facilitated by Melissa Eliott (Six Nations of the Grand River) and Syed Hussan (No One Is Illegal - Toronto)
location: TBT 0019

1045am - 1215pm: Deepan Budlakoti and the Dismantling of Citizenship
hosted by: Justice for Deepan
location: FTX 133

+ FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014

9am - 1030am: Root causes of global displacement
with: No One Is Illegal - Vancouver (Coast Salish Territories)
location: DMS 1150

1pm - 230pm: Building Solidarities: Race, Access, Place and the case of Sanctuary Cities
with Solidarity City Network, No One Is Illegal - Toronto, and others
location: FTX 133

245pm - 415pm: Control: Race, Criminalization, Detentions
with End Immigration Detention Network and No One Is Illegal - Toronto.
location: FTX 133

245pm - 415pm: Migrant Sex Workers: Criminalization and Resistance
hosted by: Butterfly, Strut and No One Is Illegal
location: FSS 10003

+ SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 2014

1045am - 1245pm: Comics! PoC Telling Stories & Building Social Movements
hosted by: Undocumented: The Architecture of Migrant Detention
location: LMX 121

1pm -- 4pm: Building Health for All from the Ground Up: Migration, Colonization & Immigration Status
hosted by: Health for All - Toronto
location: MRT 256

4pm - 7pm: MIGRATION ASSEMBLY
endorsed by: End Immigration Detention Network, Health for All - Toronto, Justicia for Migrant Workers, Migrante Canada, No One Is Illegal | Personne n'est illégal | Nadie es ilegal Ottawa, Toronto, Ottawa, and Vancouver (Coast Salish Territories), Solidarity City Network, and more. Email migrationpsf@gmail.com to get involved
location: ARTS 257

6pm - 8pm: Know your Rights & Justice for Deepan Budlakoti video screening
hosted by Justice for Deepan Committee and No One Is Illegal - Toronto
location: FTX 232

If you're organizing a migration related workshop and would like it to be listed with us here, please get in touch.

The forum will be held on the University of Ottawa - L’Université d’Ottawa campus.
Click here for the campus map: www.uottawa.ca/maps/CampusMap.pdf

In solidarity,
No One Is Illegal - Toronto