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March 9th, 2008     by Anna Leventhal     Comments

The Montreal branch of No One Is Illegal has organized what looks like an amazing series of workshops on racism and gender, starting tomorrow.

Full schedule here. ACCOMMODATE THIS! – A series of anti-racist workshops, discussions and events. – Part of the national week of action against racism.

During the month of March 2008, we will be organizing a series of actions to denounce the racism and sexism at the roots of the “Reasonable Accommodation” debate and the Bouchard Taylor commission, and to focus on the real issues faced by racialized and migrant communities in montreal: unjust immigration laws, deportations, detentions, surveillance and harassment, exploitation at work, poverty, criminalization, sexism, police brutality, racial profiling, precarity etc.

Intersections: Anti-Racism and Feminism Monday March 10th, 6PM UQAM, V Pavillion, Room 1430; 209, Ste-Catherine East (Metro: Berri-UQAM) Speakers: Alia Al-Saji; Gada Mahrouse; No One Is Illegal -Montreal; Nesrine Bessaih; Simone de Beauvoir Institute

Gender, Race and Religious Identity Saturday March 15th, 1PM Centre des Femmes d’Ici et d’Ailleurs; 8043 St-Hubert (Metro: Jarry) * Note: this workshop is open to women identifying people only. Racialized and migrant women are encouraged to attend. Fighting State and Interpersonal Gender Violence Sunday March 16th, 2PM Parc Extension Community Center; 2nd floor, Room 9; 419 St Roch St. (Metro: Parc)

Tags: activist report, event listings, race and racism

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