DTE Community Forum – TAVIS in the Neighbourhood
Thursday August 7, 2014
6pm - Community meal
6:30 - 7:30 - Forum
7:30 – 8pm - Social - tea/coffee and desserts
40 Oak St - C.R.C.*
*This space is accessible and has accessible washrooms
Toronto's Downtown East Community is currently being targeted by TAVIS (Toronto Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy) from June 18 -September 8. While governments pay to send additional police into the neighbourhood – they refuse to provide the resources for the things that are actually needed.
We need decent and affordable housing, jobs that pay a living wage and incomes for people on welfare and disability that enable them to live in health and dignity.
We need opportunities, training/education and jobs for youth.
We do not need to be traumatized and criminalized by police harassment.
We need an end to targeted policing, an end to racial profiling and an end to police violence.
The people most directly affected by this attack include, people of colour, families and youth, people who use drugs, poor people, sex workers, and homeless people.
We need to come together in solidarity to challenge and defeat this attack. We need to make demands and organize for what our communities really need. We will not be priced, policed or pushed out of our
Come check out OCAP and get involved!
Where: St. Luke’s Church, 353 Sherbourne St.*
When: August 20th, 6-8 pm
*accessible space w/ accessible washroomss.
Snacks, tokens and childcare will be provided.
Due to a family emergency, the following event has been cancelled, stay tuned for future support...
For the past two years Toronto Police and TCHC have been doing everything in their power to destroy the life of Asli Farah and her six children! This is an attack on ALL African People
*POSTPONED*InPDUM Rally + Press Conference
The City of Toronto wants to destroy the Housing Stabilization Fund (HSF) that enables people on Ontario Works or ODSP to obtain or retain housing. They have systematically restricted access to it and turned applicants away in droves, causing great hardship and increasing homelessness.
Email your thoughts, experiences with the HSF or Community Start-Up to Toronto Emplyment and Social Services email@example.com by March 24th
*Updated with Accessibility info!* March 22nd Raise the Rates March to the Ontario Liberal ConventionSubmitted by ocap on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:17.
Saturday, March 22nd, 2014
Assemble at Metro Hall, King and John, 1.00 PM
Meal, rally and march
Our Pots and pans are empty, bring yours to bang!!!!!!!!!!
· We have an accessible van with room for one chair and 4 passengers to follow the march for folks who aren't able to march
- ASL Interpretation available
· Closest wheelchair accessible subway station: St.Andrew Station
(approx 2mins away)
· Transportation from out of town: accessible transport available
(alternative to buses), contact each city for more info.