Wednesday Weekly Newsletter April 1, 2015 - AGM & SOCIAL

OPIRG Carleton's Wednesday Weekly is your newsletter portal to social justice events and Working Group activities on campus and in the community.

****************************************************
OPIRG Carleton AGM & Social
Wed, April 1 @ 2203 Dunton Tower, Carleton
OPIRG Carleton Annual General Meeting with Election of Board of Directors
5:30pm - Doors and snacks
6-8pm - AGM
8-9pm - Volunteer Appreciation and Social
DOZENS OF GREAT RAFFLE PRIZES TO BE WON!
****************************************************
Support Herb & Spice Workers
Mar 25 - Apr 1
Now the workers of Herb & Spice have applied to unionize with the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 175 and will vote on April 1st. Let’s support the workers in their bid to unionize! Details on how to support: https://www.facebook.com/events/356543771220066/ 
 
Walking for MMIW Children
Mar 31 - Apr 5
http://www.gofundme.com/walk4mmiwchildren
Theland Kicknosway is 11 years old, Pottawatami Cree from Walpole Island. 
He is a traditional drummer and hoop dancer and a valued youth leader in the Ottawa community. He is planning to walk from Ottawa, ON to Kitigan Zibi, QC to Bridget Tolley's house March 31st - April 5th, 2015.
 
PHOTOSHOOT & POTLUCK
Thurs, Apr 2, 11 AM, @ GSRC, Carleton
For our end-of-the-year party, the GSRC is going to be celebrating *YOU* with a photo project that honours *ALL* the people and identities that make our centre great.
 
Anti-Austerity Protest
Thurs, Apr 2, 5:30 PM @ Dundonald Park
Solidarity with the Quebec student strike against austerity.
 
Justice for Cindy Gladue
Thurs, Apr 2, 6 PM @ Human Rights Memorial
 
Gardening Workshop
Thurs, Apr 2, 6 PM @ GSA, Carleton
Intro and Urban Container Gardening. These workshops are just a few buds of the reopening of the Kitiganensag, the GSA-Carleton Community Garden.
 
G-Spot Serving
Next Servings, shortly after noon @ Library Tunnel Junction, Carleton
- Wednesday, 1 April (snack serving) 
- Monday, 6 April 
- Tuesday, 7 April 
- Wednesday, 8 April (only maybe, keep posted)
If you like our food and you can spare an hour or two, have a look how easy it is to volunteer at the Carleton Food Collective.
Please bring a reusable food container and spoon to the serving
 
Panel: Refugee Health Care & the Law
Tues, Apr 7, 5 PM @ The Aulde Dubliner, 62 William St
As the constitutional challenge to the 2012 refugee health care cuts makes its way to the Federal Court of Appeal this spring, we invite you to come hear from the experts and join the conversation at this Café Scientifique, “Taking it to Court: Refugee Health Care & the Law”.  Light snacks and soft drinks will be provided; cash bar available. RSVP to refugeehub@uottawa.ca
This event is presented by the University of Ottawa’s: Refugee Hub; Centre for Health Law, Ethics & Policy; and Human Rights Research and Education Centre.
 
DIY Video Making Party
Tues, Apr 6, 5:30 PM @ BECAMPS, 314 UC, Carleton
Hosted by the GSA.
 
Resistance in Dangerous Times
Tues, Apr 6, 7 PM @ Octopus Books Centretown
Book Launch & Discussion: Nothing to Lose But Our Fear: Resistance in Dangerous Times with Fiona Jeffries.
 
The Right to Have Rights
Wed, Apr 7, 11:30 AM @ UCU Lobby (beside SFUO), UOttawa
Justice for Deepan: A video presentation and discussion panel regarding the double punishment of Deepan Budlakoti, who was born in Ottawa and made Stateless by the State.
Members of the discussion panel include Claire Delisle, Justin Piche, Yavar Hameed, Michael Kempa, and Daiva Stasiulis. www.justicefordeepan.org
 
OPIRG ROOTS RADIO
Next show: Tues, Apr 14, 12 Noon @ 93.1 CKCU FM / www.ckcufm.com (every 2nd Tuesday). Now recruiting new hosts!! Contact: opirgonckcu@gmail.com.
 
The Leveller Vol. 7, No. 6 release
http://www.leveller.ca/2015/03/7-6/ 
Bill C-51’s Chilling Effect / Local Drop-in Centres Under Attack / CUPE TA Strike / Editorial: The Burgeoning Culture of Fear /Beyond Policing / Les Sans-Culottes / Feature: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women / Exporting Terrorism / Busting Foreign Worker Myths / Book Reviews: Reading Algonquin Culture and Anarchy Against the Bureaucracy / Niqab Debate / Fertility and Raising Seeds /News Briefs / St. Patrick’s Day and Migrant Rights / Parenting from Below: Just Say No? Part 2 / Precarious Physicist: The Current Misses the Point / Whiplash Review / COMICS: Watershed Blues #5 and What is Colonialism Part 4

Posted on April 1, 2015 .