Wednesdays: March 19, April 2, April 16 at UQAM
As part of the month against police repression and brutality, just before the March 21st march against colonialism, racism and the Charter, and in the lead-up to May Day, the CLAC Popular Education Committee presents a series of panels on self-determination in the context of three current struggles: anti-capitalist & anti-racist opposition to the Charter, indigenous resistance to tar-sands pipelines (Line 9/Energy East), and sex workers against unsafe and exploitive working conditions.
All events have childcare and whisper translation EN-FR. Any specific accessibility needs? Please contact us at educationpopulaire @ clac-montreal.net.
Wednesday March 19th @ 7pm: Anti-capitalist, anti-racist and feminist perspectives against the Charter A2580, UQAM (métro Berri-UQAM)
A forum for discussion, opened by presentations by Karl Kersplebedeb
(anti-capitalist activist), Dolores Chew (founder-member South Asian
Women's Community Centre; member CERAS (forum on South Asia);
founder-member 8th March Committee of Women of Diverse Origins; History and Humanities instructor, Marianopolis College; Research Associate, Simone de Beauvoir Institute), and Joël Pedneault (queer organizer and member of Ensemble contre la charte).
Background : http://ensemblecontrelacharte.tumblr.com
Wednesday April 2nd @ 7pm: Indigenous Resistance to Tar-sands
Pipelines (Line 9/Energy East)A2845, UQAM (métro Berri-UQAM)
A panel discussion about grassroots indigenous resistance to tar sands, with a focus on Line 9 and Energy East. Details TBA.
Background : http://reclaimturtleisland.com/
Wednesday April 16th @ 7pm: Anti-capitalist solidarity with sex
workersUQAM (room tba)
A panel-discussion to discuss and build anti-capitalist solidarity with sex workers. Details TBA.
This anticapitalist teach-in is the fourth in a series organized by the
CLAC Popular Education Committee. If you would like to get involved in the Popular Education Committee of the CLAC, please contact us!
Please contact us if you would like to have an info-table during this
discussion series: educationpopulaire @ clac-montreal.net.
The Popular Education Committee of the CLAC is a committee of GRIP UQAM and a working group of QPIRG Concordia.