RESIST '97 Vancouver

Jaggi Singh (blackcat@vcn.bc.ca)
Mon, 5 May 1997 02:29:05 -0700 (PDT)


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RESIST '97 POOR PEOPLES' CONFERENCE

SATURDAY, MAY 10th begins 10am, ends 6pm

RUSSIAN PEOPLE'S HALL 600 Campbell, at Keefer Vancouver, SALISH TERRITORY

You are invited to a conference organized by and for under and unemployed people in Vancouver.

The purpose of this event is to promote solidarity, to explore the true causes of poverty, and build networks of survival and communities of resistance.

WORKSHOPS INCLUDE:

* A history of the unemployed movement in Canada

* Welfare rights: practical skills to fight and win more benefits

* Anti-poverty organizing in Seattle: tent cities and sit-ins

* Looking back at the Frances Street Squats: video and report from participants, including a look at squatting in Berlin

* Organizing collectives and co-ops to combat poverty. How they work and what keeps them together.

Conference is FREE and dinner will be provided for all.

For more information call (604) 877-8051 or e-mail blackcat@vcn.bc.ca

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