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  • Anita Place Tent City’s One Year Anniversary!Anita Place Tent City’s One Year Anniversary!
    April 19, 2018
    Join us for two events in a celebration of Maple Ridge’s homeless community leaders! Making and marking history in low-income community struggle at the edge of Metro Vancouver On May 2nd 2017 a small group of homeless people and supporters marched
  • Conversations on Community Safety:  Policing Indigenous & Racialized BodiesConversations on Community Safety:  Policing Indigenous & Racialized Bodies
    April 18, 2018
    When: Monday, April 30, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Where: Surrey City Central Library, Room 418 (Ambedkar Room, fourth floor), 10350 University Drive, Surrey (next to Surrey Central Skytrain Station) Experiments are being carried out in Surrey to
  • March against Evictions  | No more evictions! Stop all forced displacement!March against Evictions  | No more evictions! Stop all forced displacement!
    April 15, 2018
    What: All-community demonstration for housing justice When: Saturday, April 21st 2:00pm Where: Metrotown Skytrain Station (Meet at the corner of Beresford and Sussex) Renters and homeless people everywhere in southern British Columbia are are facing
  • Monthly Townhall | Demoviction Crisis in MetrotownMonthly Townhall | Demoviction Crisis in Metrotown
    March 25, 2018
    What: Monthly Townhall When: Wednesday April 4th 6:30pm Where: Burnaby Neighbourhood House, 3rd floor (4460 Beresford Street, just south-west of the Metrotown Skytrain Station) At the end of July 2017, Burnaby City Council voted unanimously in
  • Conversations on Community Safety Policing PovertyConversations on Community Safety Policing Poverty
    March 16, 2018
    When: Monday, March 26, 2018 6:30 – 8:30 pm Where: Surrey City Centre Library 10350 University Drive (just west of Surrey Central Skytrain Station) Dr. Ambedkar Room (fourth floor) The focus for the second “Conversation on Community Safety”

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Campaigns 

Stop Demovictions Burnaby Campaign

The Stop Demovictions Burnaby Campaign is a grassroots community organizing project to stop evictions, and mass displacement in the Metrotown area of Burnaby. The campaign is organized by the Alliance Against Displacement, ACORN Burnaby, and Metrotown Residents Association, alongside residents of the Metrotown apartments facing demoviction. Click here to learn more.

Anita Place Tent City

Homes Not Hate Maple Ridge is a campaign to end hatred against the homeless, insecurely housed, poor, and low-income residents of Maple Ridge. Alliance Against Displacement supports grassroots community organizing and organic leaders in Maple Ridge to overturn poor-bashing views and call on City Council to support tent cities in the area and building social housing for those in need. Read more here.

Conditions of Struggle education series

The Stop Demovictions Burnaby Campaign is a grassroots community organizing project to stop evictions, and mass displacement in the Metrotown area of Burnaby. The campaign is organized by the Alliance Against Displacement, ACORN Burnaby, and Metrotown Residents Association, alongside residents of the Metrotown apartments facing demoviction. Click here to learn more.

Headlines from the Volcano Newspaper

The Volcano publishes news for working-class, low income, and Indigenous peoples across British Columbia, Canada. The newspaper is printed and distributed four times a year, and also maintains a web presence at thevolcano.org. Each week The Volcano publishes an online newsletter with articles and updates on events, actions, and politics around British Columbia.

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