VIPIRG is hiring a student for the summer to plan and execute ‘Dis/Orientation Days’; this is a multi-week program of events for the University of Victoria and Victoria, coordinated by the Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group (VIPIRG). Dis/Orientation Days programming provides new and returning college and university students with exciting opportunities to meet fellow students similarly curious in, and invested in, environmental and social justice issues.
Film, Panel, and Discussion on Goldcorp Thurs May 16th, 7 – 9pm, B150 Bob Wright Ctr Lekwungen and WSANEC Territories * In February, UVic’s School of Business accepted $500,000 from Goldcorp. * Goldcorp is alleged to be a serious abuser of human and indigenous rights. * Join us May 16 to build a campaign to [...]
*A teach-in on allyship, solidarity, decolonization and action* Are you interested in supporting Indigenous struggles and being an ally? Are you interested in understanding colonization and your role in it? Do you have plans or interest for heading up north to attend the Unis’ot’en Spring Camp or future Indigenous led action camps? Are you active [...]
VIPIRG is pleased to sponsor the Mohammed Mahjoub speaking tour! The event will take place 7pm Saturday, April 13th, in the David Strong Building, Rm C116. More details about the speaker and venue: ** More on Mahjoub http://www.supportmahjoub.org/background/summary-2/ ** Security certificates http://www.supportmahjoub.org/background/security-certificates/ Part of a West Coast Speaking Tour: http://www.facebook.com/events/427719553983930/ ———————— Accessibility: The David Strong [...]
You can’t change what you can’t see: building an action committee to monitor and address social and racial profiling among services with the City of Victoria.
There’s a lot happening at your local PIRG. This newsletter summarizes things we’re working on and why, with contact information for how to get involved.
In collaboration with the Committee to End Homelessness Victoria, the Vancouver Island Public Island Interest Research Group (VIPIRG) and the Poverty Law Club will be hosting a film screening of the local film Taking the Fall and Rising on Saturday, March 23rd.
Former VIPIRG working group the Automated Project has posted a request for support in organizing against the university’s acceptance of a $500,000 donation from GoldCorp. Check out the media and call out here: http://automateduvic.wordpress.com/
VIHA’s new service delivery strategy for people who are marginalized: out with the old! In with the…old.
What do Good Neighbour Agreements actually accomplish?