February 4, 2015
The 2015 women's memorial march will take place in many communities across Canada and in the United States on February 14. The first women’s memorial march was held in 1991 in response to the murder...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Organizing, Violence, Women, British Columbia, All of Canada, United States
January 28, 2015
A rally was held earlier this week protesting the lack of government regulation for payday loan stores in Burnaby. The story was reported in a recent article. “Monica McGovern with the group ACORN...
Keywords: Article , Debt and Consumer Law, Government Policy, Organizing, British Columbia
May 7, 2014
Activist and poet Bud Osborn has passed away. Bud was a founding member of Vancouver Area Network of Drugs Users (VANDU), a group of users and former users who work to improve the lives of people who...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Organizing, British Columbia
February 7, 2014
After helping to dodge a date with the wrecking ball, supporters of a historic Downtown Eastside building are ramping up fundraising to save and restore it. The 122-year-old Ming Sun building at 439...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Housing, Organizing, British Columbia
February 3, 2014
Some of the sessions at the training session for advocates that were held in November 2002 were videotaped are now online through Working TV. The Front Line Advocacy Workers (FLAW) education...
Keywords: Online Resource , Organizing, British Columbia, Multimedia
January 10, 2014
Tenant organizer Yutaka Dirks writes that through organizing "tenants can win increased legal protections from eviction, funding for new social housing, and, eventually, the full control of their own...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, All of Canada
December 12, 2013
ACORN Canada is fighting for the right for all people to have access to affordable high speed internet. They are targeting the large telecommunications companies and the federal government to provide...
Keywords: Article , Organizing, British Columbia
April 24, 2013
Downtown East newspaper was founded in March 2013 as a news source for low-income communities struggles for social justice on unceded Coast Salish territory, Downtown Eastside Vancouver.
Keywords: Online Resource , Downtown Eastside, Organizing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
The Social Housing Coalition
January 31, 2013
The Social Housing Coalition is a non-partisan, volunteer coalition spanning Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, and reaching out to the rest of British Columbia. We are a grassroots coalition...
Keywords: Online Resource , Housing, Organizing, social housing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
Common Front Logo
August 16, 2012
The Common Front for Social Justice is fighting to build a more human society based on the respect and dignity of all. We want a New Brunswick without poverty. We want a society which give each and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Organizing, social justice, New Brunswick
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