Archive for the ‘ Community Events ’ Category

Celebrating International Migrants Day: December 18th

16th December 2010 | 0 Comments

Yours truly is one of the MCs along with Jojo Geronimo from the Labour Education Centre: CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY Saturday December 18, 2010 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm LOCATION: GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE, Centre For Financial Services Education Building, 290 Adelaide Street East 3rd Floor, Room 303 Food and Refreshments Provided Bring your organizational banners […]


Organizing in an Era of Precarious Work: Next Week

3rd December 2010 | 0 Comments

Organizing in an Era of Precarious Work Ryerson Student Centre – Oakham House 1st Floor – Thomas Lounge 63 Gould St., Toronto 6.00 pm to 9 pm Thursday December 9, 2010 Refreshments provided. Speakers include: Evelyn Encalada – Founding member of Justice for Migrant Workers and Community Organizer, Researcher & Educator Jojo Geronimo – Executive […]


Coalition for Change Open House-Migrant Workers’ Rights

20th October 2010 | 0 Comments

“Building Alliances” Coalition for Change Meeting and Open House Sunday October 24th, 2010 – 1:00pm Workers Action Centre (720 Spadina, Suite 223, Toronto Ontario). We would like to invite you to join us at an open house and meeting of the Coalition for Change on Sunday October 24th at 1pm. This gathering intends to create […]


Event: Envisioning Justice for Migrant Farm Workers

26th September 2010 | 0 Comments

Racism in Environmentalism Part 1 Racialization, Invisibility &  Alienation in Rural Ontario: Envisioning Justice for Migrant Farm Workers Presented by the Accessibility Community Equity Committee (ACE)  and The Faculty of Environmental Studies Tuesday, September 28, 2010 12:30 – 2:30pm Health Nursing and Environmental Studies (HNES) Building, York University, Rm 140 Moderator: Dr. Deborah Barndt Faculty […]


Toronto: Reception for the Families of the Cuban 5 Political Prisoners

30th July 2010 | 0 Comments

Please, distribute in your networks. Gracias. Reception for the Families of the Cuban 5 Political Prisoners – You’re Invited Dear Sisters and Brothers, I  want to invite you to a very interesting and moving reception on Sunday, August 8th. Come and hear the emotional story of the Cuban Five from their families. The wives of these […]


“Return to El Salvador”

13th June 2010 | 0 Comments

This documentary will be screened in Toronto this week. Check out Toronto Hispano for more: http://www.torontohispano.com/entretenimiento/cine/2010/elsalvador/documental.shtml


Vancouver: Honduras, the Struggle Continues

9th June 2010 | 0 Comments

I am thrilled that Maria Luisa is coming to Canada. I learned so much from her during my work with CODEMUH. I lived with Maria Luisa and her family when I was in Honduras and have fond memories of her and all the compas who work for the rights of maquiladora workers in the country. […]


Justicia will be at the US Social Forum…!!!

4th June 2010 | 1 Comment

What’s the US Social Forum About? from US Social Forum on Vimeo.


Street Theatre Community Organizing Course

3rd June 2010 | 0 Comments

The Transformative Learning Centre’s Summer Institute at The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto Presents Street Theatre Community Organizing Course Learn to use theatre for education, community development, conflict resolution, activism and public awareness. For: Activists, Educators, Community Workers, Students, Facilitators Actors, and Active Citizens The Street Theatre Community Organizing Course is an […]


Connecting Worker’s Struggles and Building Solidarity

3rd June 2010 | 0 Comments

Connecting Worker’s Struggles and building solidarity We will analyze how the current immigration policy brings in more temporary workers and less permanent residents; and how this policy is a form of contracting out that impacts not only temporary migrant workers, but all workers. We will examine current organizing principles and practices and how they support […]