April, 2017

TODAY! Hip Hop For Migrant Justice Bloc Party & Demonstration (2:15pm, Parc Extension)

Media Advisory – For Immediate Release (Montreal — April 29, 2017) Local media is invited to attend the Bloc Party for Migrant Justice to take place this afternoon in Parc Extension. More details about this unique event is available below. Artists, community members and protesters will together be marching and holding a bloc party in […]


Bissan Eid forced to give birth in Gaza, as Eid family continues to call for support

For Immediate Release — Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 Bissan Eid forced to give birth in Gaza, as Eid family continues to call for support #BringBissanHome Thursday, April 27th, 10h School of Community and Public Affairs Classroom on first floor 2149 Mackay Street Montréal’s Bissan Eid, a Concordia graduate student remains blocked in the Israeli military besieged […]


A DAY OF SKILL-BUILDING AND PROTEST AGAINST FOSSIL FUELS IN MONTREAL

PRESS RELEASE   A DAY OF SKILL-BUILDING AND PROTEST AGAINST FOSSIL FUELS IN MONTREAL   MONTREAL, QUEBEC (April 22, 2017): Montrealers gathered on Earth Day to share knowledge and take action. Around 100 gathered at Concordia University for a day of workshops to grow the movement for climate justice. Topics ranged from hip hop and […]


April 21: Let’s disturb the the National Bank’s general assembly !

– For immediate release –   Let’s disturb the the National Bank's general assembly ! They are rich because we are poor!     When: Friday, April 21st at 9AM Where: Corner of de la Gauchetière and Beaver-Hall, Montreal     Montreal, April 19th 2017- As part of its campaign “They are rich because we […]


EARTH DAY

  MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                          EARTH DAY EVENT EDUCATES AND MOBILIZES MONTREALERS IN FIGHT AGAINST FOSSIL FUELS   MONTREAL, QUEBEC: This Earth Day, April 22nd, hundreds of Montrealers will convene at Concordia University for “Climate Justice Skills Day”: a day of skill-building and peaceful protest in the ongoing fight for a […]


April 21: Let’s disturb the the National Bank’s general assembly !

– For immediate release –   Let’s disturb the the National Bank's general assembly ! They are rich because we are poor!     When: Friday, April 21st at 9AM Where: Corner of de la Gauchetière and Beaver-Hall, Montréal     Montreal, April 19th 2017- As part of its campaign “They are rich because we […]


Pregnant Concordia student blocked from leaving Gaza

For Immediate Release — Thursday, April 13th, 2017 Pregnant Concordia student blocked from leaving Gaza  #BringBissanHome Press Conference : Thursday, April 13th, 10am School of Community and Public Affairs, Concordia University Basement room 2149 Mackay St. For over four months, Bissan Eid, a 24 year old Concordia graduate student has been prevented from leaving the […]


STUDENTS AND SURVIVORS ACROSS QUEBEC CALL FOR ONGOING AND IMPROVED COLLABORATION ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE

STUDENTS AND SURVIVORS ACROSS QUEBEC CALL FOR ONGOING AND IMPROVED COLLABORATION ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE Montréal, Trois-Rivières, Chicoutimi, and Rimouski, April 6 2017 Full open letter available here: https://aveq-nous.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Open-Letter-Sexual-Violence-Consultations-3.pdf Today, eleven student and survivor-focused groups released a statement advocating for a survivor-centric response by the province to sexual violence. As groups which had been both included or […]


Affaire Fredy Villanueva : dépôt d’une requête en mandamus

Communiqué pour diffusion immédiate   Affaire Fredy Villanueva : dépôt d’une requête en mandamus Montréal, le 6 avril 2017 – Une requête en mandamus a été déposée, hier, au greffe de la Cour supérieure du Québec par Alexandre Popovic, militant de la Coalition contre la Répression et les Abus Policiers (CRAP) pour faire bouger les choses […]