SCHEDULE FOR THE TORONTO PEOPLES' SOCIAL FORUM JULY 10-11, 2015
FULL TORONTO PSF PROGRAM HERE.
July 10: 5pm-9pm – The Peoples' Picnic Block Party: a kick-off for the Toronto Peoples' Social Forum
6pm - Critical Mass Bike Ride for Transport Justice.
July 11: 9am-6:15pm – Toronto Peoples' Social Forum (opening, workshops, and alt media fair)
7:30-9pm – Toronto PSF Closing Plenary with Tantoo Cardinal, Hassan Husseini Ajamu Nangwaya, Judy Rebick, Linda McQuaig & Syed Hussan
July 12: PSF General Assembly (only open to people/organizations involved with the PSF organizing)
SCHEDULE FOR JULY 10 "Peoples Picnic Block Party"
5PM: Food Serving
5:30PM - 7PM: Simultaneous Workshops by the Raging Grannies, Toronto Seed Library, Algonquin Elder Jacob Wawatie, Socialist Hiphop, CUPW (on organizing lessons learned from their door-to-door campaign), Latin American and Carribbean Solidarity Network, and Pathways to Education
7PM: Music Performances by Amai Kuda and Y Josephine, Moyo Rainos Mutamba, Lena Recollet, Strategy, and more TBA
Speeches by AJ Withers (OCAP), Algonquin Elder Jacob Wawatie, and more TBA
SCHEDULE FOR JULY 11
9am- opening ceremony and teaching on the One Dish One Spoon treaty
10:15am-11:30am- workshop slot #1
11:45am-1pm- workshop slot #2
2pm-3:15pm- workshop slot #3
3:30pm-4:45pm- workshop slot #4
5pm-6:15pm- workshop slot #5
7:30pm-9pm- Closing Plenary with Tantoo Cardinal, Hassan Husseini Ajamu Nangwaya, Judy Rebick, Linda McQuaig & Syed Hussan
GROUPS PRESENTING AT THE TORONTO PSF
Here is a sampling of some the the groups presenting at the Toronto PSF!
Network for Elimination of Police Violence, Health Providers Against Poverty, International Socialists, Workers Action Center, Toronto Coalition to Stop C-51, TTC Riders, Idle No More, Mining Injustice Solidarity Network, PSAC, Rising Tide Toronto, Toronto Forum on Cuba, Kanenhariyo Defence Committee, Black Lives Matter, Environmental Justice @York, Disabled Advocacy Group, Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, Migrant Sex Workers Project, Toronto Council of Canadians, Chevrons Dirty Hand, No One is Illegal, Canadian Dimension/Centre for Social Justice, Faculty 4 Palestine, Ontario Clean Air Alliance, From the Root Zine, QueerofGender, Toronto Raging Grannies, Maggie Helwig and Andrea Budgey (Anglican priests at the Church of St Stephen-in-the-Fields), Socialist Action, The Women's Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu [Toronto], CUPW, Coaltion of Black Trade Unionists, Butterfly: Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Network, Committee on Monetary Economic Reform (COMER), UNIFOR, Toronto 350, Lynn Gehl, Ontario Common Front, East End Against Line 9, End Immigration Detention Network, The Delta NOW, Latin American and Carribean Solidarity Network (LASCN), Fightback, Riposte, Toronto Seed Library, Louis Riel Bolivarian Circle, Toronto Young Communist League, Campaign Gears, Canadian Pensioners Concerned (CPC), The Peoples' Platform, Aamjiwnaang and Sarnia Against Pipelines (ASAP), and Low Income Families Together (LIFT).
REGISTER FOR THE FORUM
We strive to make registration accessible to all participants, so the cost ranges from $5 (low income) - $20 (solidarity registration), with no one turned away for lack of funds. Pre-registering help us determine how many programs to print and how much to prepare, so thanks in advance for letting us know that you're coming.
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