Toronto comrades have organized an impressive evening of discussion about the period we have entered - i certainly hope the organizers will be taping or videotaping it to put it online:
The Power of People: Community Responses to Capitalism in Crisis
The current crisis of capitalism is much broader than the current credit crunch, plunging stock and housing markets. This crisis is about our ability to buy food, to afford housing and transit, find work, and access welfare and disability support money. Please join us for an evening of discussion and food. Come hear directly from a diverse panel of community organizers about their experiences and strategies of resistance.
organizer with the Miami-based Take Back the Land, a grass-roots group that has been liberating public and foreclosed land and homes since 2006. They are asserting the right of the Black community to control the land upon which they live, work, play, learn and worship.
RICHARD St PIERRE
longtime Quebec activist and a member of the Internationalist Workers Group.
organizer with Migrante-Ontario (Toronto), an alliance of Filipino migrants’ organizations whose mission is to continuously uphold and defend the rights and welfare of Filipino migrants and their families, both at home and abroad.
organizer with OCAP (Toronto), a direct-action anti-poverty organization that mounts campaigns against regressive government policies as they affect poor and working people and provides direct-action advocacy for
Hosted by: OCAP
(Ontario Coalition Against Poverty)
(Graduate Geography and Planning Students Society of UofT)
MEETING: 3pm; MEAL: 5pm
OISE - AUDITORIUM
252 Bloor St. West
(St. George Subway Station)
PUBLIC MEETING AND MEAL
SUNDAY MARCH 1ST