Invitation to participate in the Toronto Peoples' Social Forum and PSF General Assembly July 10-12
As a follow up to the very successful People Social Forum, we are hosting a Social Forum in Toronto to counter Summit to the Pan American Economic Summit that will bring the heads of Shell, Rockefeller Foundation, US, Canadian and European Chambers of Commerce, as well as Canada's Finance Minister, ex-Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres and John Negroponte to Toronto from July 8 to the 10th, 2015.
Starting July 10, the Peoples' Social Forum will be hosting a counter summit in Toronto, bringing together activists, students, unions, Indigenous peoples, youth, environmentalists, and hundreds of ordinary individuals to oppose the current political and economic direction of this country, and propose a plurality of alternative paths towards a better world. READ MORE >>>
Check out the round-up of Mainstream and Alternative media coverage of the Peoples Social Forum in Ottawa here.
Peoples' Social Forum
August 21-24, 2014
University of Ottawa, 550 Cumberland St,
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
The Peoples' Social Forum will open on August 21 with a traditional Algonquin ceremony at sunrise and a celebratory peoples' march in the afternoon. August 21 and 22 will see hundreds of participant-led workshops happen simultaneously at the University of Ottawa. Saturday, August 23 will be a day of movement assemblies. The last day there will be a final all-movements assembly and closing ceremony. The Peoples' Social Forum is also a joyous gathering with special exhibitions, work and peoples history tours, film screenings, critical mass rally, a pow-wow, street performances, concerts, games, and building new relationships. The Peoples Social Forum is a means of stimulating debate, discussion and furthering our sense of community and collective action.