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Workshops on peace, labour, international solidarity

Two upcoming workshops highlight the importance of labour activists engagement in working towards peace, economic justice, and international solidarity.

SATURDAY OCTOBER 17TH 2009
9:30 am ... 3:30 pm
Maritime Labour Centre
1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver

Join union members and representatives from local, provincial and national union international solidarity committees to share experiences and discuss new strategies for international solidarity work. This workshop-style forum will include presentations and small-group discussions around important themes such as how to make international solidarity meaningful to your members and make it central to your unions vision, engaging youth, planning action-oriented campaigns, and identifying areas where solidarity committees from different unions can cooperate.

To register for the event fill out the attached form and return to CoDevelopment Canada. Deadline for registration is Friday October 9th. See registration form for contact information.

November 7, 8, and 11
Maritime Labour Centre
1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver

What are peace, labour, social and economic justice activists doing to counter the economic downturn? Attend -1929-1939: From Crash to Catastrophe," a teach-in being presented by the World Peace Forum Society.

Program information will soon be available at www.worldpeaceforumbc.ca. Contact info@worldpeaceforumbc.ca for more information.

HSA members may apply under the Madden Memorial Fund to cover registration fees.  (Application forms are at the bottom of this posting or from your chief steward.)

Madden Memorial Education fund application 
CoDev registration form

 

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