Archive for the ‘ Community Events ’ Category

LabourStart Conference, Toronto, 2016

16th May 2016 | 0 Comments

We presented at LabourStart and met fascinating people working for social change.  Chris Ramsaroop, co-founder of Justicia, also joined our conversations. VIC203– CHANGING THE FRAME ON MIGRANT WORKER JUSTICE  THROUGH DOCUMENTARY PRAXIS The relationship between documentary and social movements is discussed in this workshop. For over a decade filmmaker Min Sook Lee has worked in collaboration with […]


KeyNote at #WesternU: Organizing Transnational Love

12th June 2015 | 0 Comments

Organizing Transnational Love among Mexican Migrant Farmworker Women By Evelyn Encalada Grez Temporary Foreign Worker Programs in Canada not only structure flexible labour regimes for diverse industries but in the process also induce subjectivities and ways of being among “non-citizen” migrant workers. To a great extent, people are commodified as “just in time” workers and […]


LASA Paper Abstract: Gendered Statelessness

12th June 2015 | 0 Comments

LASA2015 / Precariedades, exclusiones, emergencias San Juan Puerto Rico, May 27 – 30, 2015 Gendered Statelessness: Mexican Migrant Women in Canada Managing Transnational Families at the Margins Evelyn Encalada Grez York University Justice for Migrant Workers States in the Global North are increasingly turning to temporary labour migration schemes to offset a sleuth of tensions […]


Roundtable: Legacies of Komagata Maru: Canada’s Practices of Exclusion

18th February 2014 | 0 Comments

Source: http://komagatamaru100.wordpress.com/roundtable/ Roundtable February 27, 2014 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm 305 Founders Hall, York University Legacies of Komagata Maru: Canada’s Practices of Exclusion Moderated by Ali Kazmi, Associate Professor, York University Panelists include:  Zainab Amadahy, Aaron Berhane, Davina Bhandar, Tings Chak, Evelyn Encalada, Harini Sivalingam, and Christopher Sorio. This roundtable is being convened to commemorate 100 years of the denial of […]


Past Workshop: Exploring Migrant Worker Narratives with Justicia

5th October 2013 | 0 Comments

Exploring Migrant Worker Narratives with Justicia September 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm OPIRG York and CWTP York’s DisOrientation 2013 Facilitator: Evelyn Encalada In this workshop we will critically analyze Temporary Foreign Worker Programs in Canada as expressions of immigration and labour apartheid. Our focus will be on migrant farm workers from the Global South who […]


Event: Race to the Bottom: Canada’s Low Wage Labour Strategy

5th October 2013 | 0 Comments

Tuesday Oct 8, 12 to 2 pm, SCC 115, Ryerson Student Centre‘ Race to the Bottom: Canada’s Low Wage Labour Strategy *Joint Event with Ryerson Centre for Immigration Settlement* Speakers: -Deena Ladd, Workers Action Centre -Evelyn Encalada, Justicia for Migrant Workers -Syed Hussan, Coordinator, Migrant Workers Alliance for Change (tbc) -Trish Hennessy, Canadian Centre for […]


Markham Museum: Possible Futures and Equitable Access to Food

29th September 2013 | 0 Comments

LAND|SLIDE Possible Futures Markham Museum Location: Transportation Hall Possible Futures Panel Series Programmed by Chloë Brushwood Rose, Jennifer Foster and Lisa Hosale The panel series brings together community stakeholders, local experts, and Land|Slide artists to debate and discuss the core themes of the exhibition and of possible futures in Markham. Each panel asks a small […]


Borders Crossed: Migration, Temporary Workers and Undocumented Migrants

13th January 2013 | 0 Comments

Borders Crossed: Migration, Temporary Workers and Undocumented Migrants Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 12:45-2:15 Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, HNES 140 Participants: Yogi Acharya, Evelyn Encalada, Liette Gilbert, Min Sook Lee Migration control has been crucial in creating modern nation states and racialized forms of citizenship. This holds true also for Canadian migration policy, which […]


Community Event: Aboriginal Healing and Medicine

10th March 2012 | 0 Comments

Traditional Healing Network presents Aboriginal Healing and Medicine Date: April 14th, 2012, Saturday Time: 2pm-4pm Location: Across Boundaries 51 Clarkson Avenue, Toronto, ON Contact: Martha Ocampo: (416) 787-3007 ext 224 martha@acrossboundaries.ca “Our future focus is to heal all people through traditional Medicine that is not understood by the western world. Traditional Medicine has been around […]


Tomorrow @ Lula Lounge: A Night to Remember

29th February 2012 | 0 Comments

We are co-hosting with Casa Maiz, Carranza and the Hispanic Development Council… See you there!