Building a Solidarity City

http://www.solidarityacrossborders.org/en/solidarity-city/solidarity-city-journal

Publisher:  Solidarity Across Borders, Montreal
Date Written:  16/05/2013
Year Published:  2013  
Pages:  32pp  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14958

A Solidarity City is the creation of a community that rejects a system that engenders poverty and anguish, not solely for immigrants and refugees, but also for other Montrealers confronting these same realities.

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Contents

What is a Solidarity City? by Solidarity Across Borders
Education for All by the Education Without Borders Collective
Food for All! Status for all! by the Food for All Committee
Updates on Public Struggles
Why Mexicans United for Regularization? by Romina Hernandez of Mexicans United for Regularization
Asylum for T by Betty of Action LGBTQ with Immigrants and Refugees (AGIR)
What is Double Punishment? by Cera Yiu of No One is Illegal – Montreal
Violence Against Women and the Precarity of Status by the South Asian Women’s Community Centre (SAWCC)
Sex Work, Migration and Anti-trafficking: an interview with Nandita Sharma by Roybn Maynard of No One is Illegal – Montreal
Struggle against the deportation of Paula Ortiz by Daniel Veron
The Wizard of POz: the rough trip back to bogusland by Edson Emilio of AGIR

Access to Health Care
Opposing the IFHP cuts and struggling for Health Care Access for All by the Health Justice Collective (HJC)
Women with precarious status and maternal health by Médecins du Monde
Barriers to providing health care access for all by Shireen Soofi of Solidarity Across Borders

Migrant Labour
Expanding the Settler State: racialized exclusion and the Temporary Foreign Worker Program by Gwen Muir of Solidarity Across Borders
Immigration and Austerity: the invisible wall of the invisible hand by Mostafa Henaway of the Immigrant Workers Centre (IWC)
Immigrant workers denounce conditions at Dollarama warehouse excerpts from the Migrant Voices radio broadcast

Detention of Migrants
Migrant Detention: a “sad nightmare” an interview with a refugee mother on her experience in detention at Laval
Outsourcing racism: bill C-31, prison expansion, and the privitization of immigration detention by Amy Darwish & Graham Latham of the People’s Commission Network
Testimony of a Deportee a letter by Manuel Sanchez of MUR and AGIR

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