Beyond Bill C-484!

Title: Beyond Bill C-484!
Location: 2110 Mackay Street, ground floor Concordia University
Description: Beyond Bill C-484!

TUESDAY November 25th
1:30 PM
2110 Mackay Street, ground floor
Concordia University

Join us at the 2110 Centre for Gender Advocacy for an open meeting to
discuss concrete strategies for confronting the limitations of
abortion access across the country and the ongoing attack on reproductive autonomy in Canada.

In the aftermath of proposed Bill C-484 (\”Unborn Victims of Crime Act\”), and the threat it posed to abortion rights in Canada, we will be discussing strategies for moving beyond reactions to government policy and towards a proactive, grassroots movement for reproductive autonomy.

Let\’s make reproductive autonomy a reality!

**Snacks will be provided**

**This event is wheelchair accessible**

Date: 2008-11-28

Big On Screen!

Title: Big On Screen!
Location: 2110 Mackay (just below Sherbrooke- Guy Concordia metro)
Description: 2×4: A Size-ism Workshop Series for Every Body!

YES! Every BODY is invited! The 2110 Concordia Centre for Gender Advocacy is proud to present \”2×4: A Size-ism Workshop Series for Every Body!\” Together we\’ll pound out fat phobia and put the squeeze on size-ism in this workshop series where every BODY is invited and celebrated!

\”2×4\” workshops will explore, challenge and remix size-ism to create a
world that embraces everybodies\’ body and everybodies\’ size! Each themed evening will include a collaborative art project to arouse action and a facilitated discussion to challenge, imagine and create a community where every body fits. Join us!

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Monday, December 1 at 7pm

Big On Screen & A Mini-Documentary!
Let\’s go to the movies? Hey, why not MAKE one! Tonight, we will sample
size at it\’s fiercest on films, podcasts, theatrical plays and youtube videos. Then, we\’ll turn the camera on ourselves to create a spontaneous mini-movie or mini-documentary on a size-related subject of our choosing. Let\’s tune in and turn it up on sizeism!

When: Monday, Dec 1st from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Where: 2110 Centre For Gender Advocacy located at 2110 Rue Mackay
(between Sherbrooke and Maisonneuve) in Montreal, Quebec on the Concordia University Campus. We are near the Guy-Concordia metro station on the green line.

Welcome: All are welcome. Free. Child-care provided with 48-hours
notice. Wheelchair accessible venue.

Contact: Facilitated by Aaron Miechkota,
Programming info available at or email \”emailaaronm@msn.

Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2008-12-01
End Time: 21:30

“Campus Organizing:Contemporary Currents”|”Luttes étudiantes : les tendances

Title: “Campus Organizing:Contemporary Currents”/”Luttes étudiantes : les tendances
Location: 2149 Mackay St. (below Sherbrooke)
Description: The Rad School and the 2110 Centre for Gender Advocacy present:

Campus Organizing: Contemporary Currents
Panel Discussion and Q&A

Max Silverman (Labour organizing, AMUSE – McGill)
Sabine Friesinger (Post FTAA-era, Concordia)
Véronique Martineau (2005 student strike, ASSÉ)

7:00 PM Tuesday November 18th
2149 Mackay St.
Concordia University

A bilingual panel of student organizers, including Sabine Friesinger
(former Concordia Student Union President), Max Silverman (Association
of McGill Undergraduate Student Employees – AMUSE), and Véronique
Martineau (a member of l’Association pour une Solidarité Syndicale
Étudiante, ASSÉ), will share their experiences, shedding light on the
specific challenges and strategies of on-campus organizing, highlighting links to community organizing and the role of student movements within larger social justice struggles.

Moderated by Indu Vashist of QPIRG McGill

**Followed by an open forum for questions, comments and strategy-sharing**

+ The Rad School: Resources for resistance! Workshops are free, bilingual and open to anyone working for social justice. For more info:

L’École Radicale et le Centre 2110 for Gender Advocacy présentent :

Luttes étudiantes : les tendances actuelles
Rencontre-débat et discussion

Max Silverman (organisation du travail, AMUSE – McGill)
Sabine Friesinger (l’ère post-ZLEA, Concordia)
Véronique Martineau (La grêve étudiante de 2005, ASSÉ)

Mardi, 18 novembre à 19h00
2149 rue Mackay
Université Concordia
(métro Guy-Concordia)

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