June 20, 2010

Workers’ Assembly/ G 20 Events (original title)

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In my gmail from Centre for Social Justice;
Social Justice News
June 18 2010

Representatives of international capital are gearing up for their G20 meetings. The Greater Toronto Workers Assembly (GTWA) is commited to not only challenging the G20 during their weekend meeting but also to continue the task of building a sustained workers movement days, weeks, months and years after the G20 leaves town.
The following is a schedule of upcoming events. Please note the events surrounding the G20, in particular the marches on June 25th and 26th, which the Workers’ Assembly has formally endorsed.
June 18-20, People’s Summit:
“Stories and Solutions from North and South”, the opening night launch
June 18th
6:30 -10 PM
The Carlu, 444 Yonge Street
June 19-20, two full days of workshops, panels, lectures, discussions, performances, film screenings, and open-space plenaries on global justice issues. Most Summit events are taking place at Ryerson University.
The Public Sector
June 19
9 AM – 6:30 PM
OISE, 252 Bloor St. West (St. George Subway), 7th floor, Peace Room
9:00 -11:30, Cutting the Special Diet Allowance: Health and the De-funding of Social Assistance
12:30 – 3:00, Creeping Privatization in Hospital Clinical Care: Lessons from the U.K.
3:30-6:30, Bargaining in an Era of Wage Restraint: Rethinking Strategies for the Public Sector
Resisting the G-20
June 20th
10:00 AM -12:00 PM
Oakham Lounge, 63 Gould Street, Ryerson
“Justice for Our Communities” Free the Streets! March; Block Party
June 25
2:30 PM
Allan Gardens (Carlton Street between Jarvis and Sherbourne Street)
“Shout Out For Global Justice” Forum
June 25
6:00 PM
Massey Hall
“People’s First. We Deserve Better” and “Get Off the Fence” Marches
June 26
1:00 PM
Queen’s Park
For a full list of Community Mobilize events:
July 3
Training Workshop: Chairing Assembly Meetings
Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W., (West of Spadina subway),
FiresideRoom (basement)
July 7
G20 Debrief
-Time and place to be announced
July 9
International Day of Action for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Against Israeli Apartheid
– See caiaweb.org for details, TBA.
July 16-17, Forum: Free and Accessible Transit (Fri.) and General Assembly (Sat.)
– Time and place to be announced shortly

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