ACT and RESIST Calendar Vancouver, CA excerpts FWD

Tom Boland (wgcp@earthlink.net)
Tue, 3 Feb 1998 15:11:45 -0800 (PST)


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-- ACT and RESIST Calendar Vancouver -- * EXCERPTS *
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* CREATING DEMOCRACY *
A Community Gathering Challenging Corporate Rule
Carnegie Center, Main and Hastings

Saturday, February 7th, 11am to 6pm

A day-long series of workshops and discussions by members of the East
Vancouver community.  Morning workshops include: "Housing, Squatting and
Guerilla Gardening,"  "Update on Chiapas" and "Alternative Health Options:
A Critical Look at the Medical Industry". Afternoon workshops: "Police
Brutality in the Downtown Eastside", "What is the MAI?" and the "Politics
of Hemp". Childcare is available and food will be served. The Carnegie
Center is wheelchair accessible.

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Friday, February 27th (new date!), 10am to 5pm
* FREE UNIVERSITY *
SFU Downtown Campus, 515 West Hastings

A day-long teach-in, speak-out and direct action. Critical and creative
workshops, discussion and panels on the following topics: youth
unemployment and welfare, student loans and debt, dropping out, free
skools and alternative education, the Multilateral Agreement on
Investment (MAI), the corporatization of education, women and the
university, history of radical youth and student activism, squatting and
cheap housing, more ...

Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. Childcare is available and
food will be served. The site is wheelchair accessible. Don't let school
get in the way of education ... check out FREE U!

The group planning the Free University meets every Saturday at 5pm at La
Quena (1111 Commercial Drive).  For more information, or to get involved,
phone 215-9039 or e-mail jaggi@vcn.bc.ca.
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Sundays at 2pm
* HOMES NOT JAILS *
La Quena Coffee House, 1111 Commercial Drive
Contact: HOMES NOT JAILS at 251-9914

HOMES NOT JAILS challenges private property and homelessness by seeking
alternative sources of housing such as squats. HNJ meets EVERY Sunday.

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* FOOD NOT BOMBS *

Thursdays at 4pm
Victory Square, Cambie and Hastings

Saturdays at 3pm
Grandview Park, Commercial Drive (between William and Charles)

Contact: 215-9039 or blackcat@vcn.bc.ca

FOOD NOT BOMBS serves guilt-free meals -- No Meat, No God, No Bullshit!
-- twice a week. The meals are not meant as charity, but as a means of
building community and encouraging self-empowerment. FNB serves EVERY
Thursday and Saturday. Volunteers are always needed and welcome.
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