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International Solidarity Conference 2020

Forced Migration – Climate Crisis – Social Investment (more…)

Giving Tuesday?

Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Mondaynow we have GivingTuesday, December 3rd, 2019. It is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday. The “Opening day of the giving season”, it’s a time where charities, companies and individuals join together and rally for favourite causes.

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International Solidarity Conference 2020

Saturday, January 25, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
BC Teachers’ Federation Building,
550 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver
Registration: CoDev members or delegates from a CoDev partner: $40. Non-members: $50

Forced Migration – Climate Crisis – Social Investment

  • An opportunity for international solidarity activists from CoDevelopment’s Canadian partners to exchange experiences and best practices from their international solidarity work.
  • Deepen understandings of the distinctions between development, charity, and international solidarity.
  • Develop tool-kits for solidarity action in your organization.

The conference opens with a presentation from Daysi Marquez, Coordinator of COPEMH’s (Honduran high school teachers) project on youth migration from Honduras.

Daysi’s presentation is followed by panels and workshops where international solidarity committees of CoDev’s Canadian partners share strategies and tips, and participants to deepen their understanding of solidarity and internationalist action.

Workshop themes include: Using Labour’s Capital for Social Justice, International Solidarity and the Climate Crisis, Forced Migration: Canada’s Role.

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Holiday Open House

CoDev and Cafe Etico invite you!

Thursday, December 12

4:00-8:00 pm

260-2747 East Hastings Street

UnderMining Indigenous Rights: Pan American Silver in Guatemala

Hosted by CoDev, Mining Justice Alliance Canada, MiningWatch Canada, and Students for Mining Justice

Undermining Indigenous Rights: Pan American Silver in Guatemala
Wednesday, November 20
6-8 pm

SFU Harbour Centre, Room 2270
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
unceded Coast Salish Territories (more…)