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Aug 27, 2019 - Cathy Crowe: A Knapsack Full of Dreams

When: Tuesday August 27th, 7pm
Where: Eastminster United Church - Auditorium, 310 Danforth Avenue (at Chester)

Book launch: A Knapsack Full of Dreams: Memoirs of a Street Nurse by Cathy Crowe.

Featuring a reading with Cathy Crowe and interview with Anna Willats.

In A Knapsack Full of Dreams, Cathy Crowe details her lifelong commitment as a nurse and social justice activist -- particularly her thirty years as a Street Nurse -- with passion, grace, and fortitude. Presented through the lens of someone dedicated to the power and beauty of film, A Knapsack Full of Dreams will move you, then inspire you to act.

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Aug 25, 2019 - Decent Work Picnic in Viewmount Park

When: Sunday August 25th, 3pm
Where: Viewmount Park (5 mins walk from Glencairn station)

Join us for a 15 and Fairness picnic this summer! This will be a great chance to meet like-minded neighbours, discuss issues that affect all of us and learn more about the $15 & Fairness campaign. We will be arranging snacks and drinks, so please sign up if you are planning to attend so we can have enough for everyone. Children and partners are welcome!

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Aug 25, 2019 - Christie Pits Riot 86th Anniversary Commemorative BBQ

When: Sunday August 25th, 11am - 4pm
Where: Christie Pits, Bloor and Christie

To commemorate the 86th anniversary of the Christie Pits riot, the Toronto IWW General Defence Committee Local 28 and United Jewish People's Order, in partnership with other community members and antifascist organizations, is hosting a family-friendly community BBQ on Sunday, August 25th.

Join us in Christie Pits Park - the location of the baseball game where the uprising began - for food, friends, and solidarity against fascism!

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Aug 23, 2019 - Expropriate 214-230 Sherbourne

When: Friday August 23rd, 8:30pm
Where: 230 Sherbourne St.
Free event with a meal, child-friendly, wheelchair access.

OCAP is fighting to stop the sale of 214-230 Sherbourne - a series of 7 vacant properties at the southwest corner of Dundas and Sherbourne - to condo developers. Instead, we've proposed a plan that would build between 150 to 260 units of public-owned rent-geared-to-income housing on that land. The fight won't be easy, but we can take inspiration from battles of the past and present.

So join us for an outdoor summer movie screening, complete with dinner and popcorn, at the site as we feature short films that profile resistance that stopped evictions and forced the City to build public housing.

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Aug 22, 2019 - $15 and Fairness canvass at Christie Pits

When: Thursday August 22nd, 5:30pm
Where: Christie Pits (Bloor and Christie)

Join the Fight for $15 and Fairness for an outreach blitz at Christie Pits! We'll meet at the south-west entrance by Christie and Bloor.

While the government is taking a vacation, we will out talking to workers about the need to strengthen their rights at work!

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Aug 21, 2019 - A Rebel's Guide To Howard Adams

When: Wednesday August 21st, 7:30pm
Where: Workers Action Center, 720 Spadina Ave

On Wednesday August 21, our "Spring into Socialism" discussion series continues with Jesse McLaren kicking off a conversation about the socialism of Howard Adams, a Metis Marxist and leader of the Red Power movement in Canada.

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