Disability Movement

People with Disabilities March and Roll on the Streets of Toronto

On October 13th, 2012 the disability community once again made their voices heard on the streets of Toronto. They marched with a goal to bring recognition of the struggles and value of people with disabilities as we fight against ableism and other forms of oppression, but they also marched to celebrate and take pride in… Continue reading People with Disabilities March and Roll on the Streets of Toronto

Activism, Events

NEW LOCATION: OCCUPY. STRIKE. RESIST. . . How do we beat the 1%?

#OCCUPY. STRIKE. RESIST. . . . How do we beat the 1%? A one-day political conference Saturday, February 4 from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm Galbraith Building, 35 St. George Street, University of Toronto - wheelchair accessible Organized by the International Socialists Register online: http://bit.ly/Feb4conf Facebook: http://on.fb.me/Feb4FB With every passing day, the capitalist system spins deeper into crisis. Politicians, bankers… Continue reading NEW LOCATION: OCCUPY. STRIKE. RESIST. . . How do we beat the 1%?

Activism, Events

OCCUPY. STRIKE. RESIST. . . How do we beat the 1%?

#OCCUPY. STRIKE. RESIST. . . . How do we beat the 1%? A one-day political conference Saturday, February 4 from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm Bahen Centre, 40 St. George Street, University of Toronto Organized by the International Socialists Register online: http://bit.ly/Feb4conf Facebook: http://on.fb.me/Feb4FB With every passing day, the capitalist system spins deeper into crisis. Politicians, bankers and bosses are… Continue reading OCCUPY. STRIKE. RESIST. . . How do we beat the 1%?

Activism, Events

We Strike Together ~ Public Forum January 11th

UofT PUBLIC FORUM WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 5PM OISE room 2214 (252 Bloor St. West) The 1% are undermining accessible public education by increasing tuition and class sizes, cutting funding and corporatizing campus. Join a discussion about how the 99% on campus--students, TAs, staff and faculty-- can unite to support upcoming campaigns, like the February 1… Continue reading We Strike Together ~ Public Forum January 11th

Activism, Climate Justice

Post Durbin: Let’s Remember our Occupy Spirit

Here's a video to uplift you on your Friday. Let it also remind you that while politicians have there heads in the sand over climate change, the people have the power to create real change. We are the people who matter this year, but the truth is we are only starting to realize the power… Continue reading Post Durbin: Let’s Remember our Occupy Spirit

Activism, Disability Movement

International Day of People with Disabilities: a Call for a Better World

The following is a speech I gave yesterday...   Good afternoon everyone, and thank you for inviting me to speak here today. I think it's impossible to have a discussion about activism without acknowledging that tomorrow is the International Day of People with Disability (IDPD). This is a day where people with disabilities across the… Continue reading International Day of People with Disabilities: a Call for a Better World

Activism

RALLY AGAINST AUSTERITY & FORD’S CUTS with Occupy Toronto – Saturday, November 5th

Join Occupy Toronto for a big Saturday march starting at 2:00pm at the Occupation Site at St. James Park - just east of King and Church streets. We will be marching to City Hall where at 3:00pm, we will have a rally consisting of a couple of speakers and then a short concert against the… Continue reading RALLY AGAINST AUSTERITY & FORD’S CUTS with Occupy Toronto – Saturday, November 5th