OPIRG Carleton Working Groups & Campus/Community Involvement - Fall 2014

­­­OPIRG Carleton Campus/Community Involvement

Fall 2014

(dis)Orientation Week

Sept 8 – Organized Ottawa premiere film screening of “Pre-empting Dissent”

Sept 9 – Organized workshop: Unpacking the Activist Knapsack: DIY Patch and Button Making

Sept 10 – Organized Info Fair & Free Lunch w/ the Carleton Food Collective (Carleton Atrium)

Sept 10 – Organized Indigenous Walking Tour

Sept 11 – Organized workshop: Activist Human Library & Screenprinting

Sept 12 – Organized colloquium event: Stand-up comedian Aamer Rahman

Tools for Change Fall Workshop Series

Oct 16 – Organized workshop: Discussing Decolonization

Oct 17 – Organized Protests in Ottawa Historical Walking Tour

Oct 17 – Organized workshop: Self Care

Nov 8 – Organized workshop: Working in Groups

Nov 10 – Organized workshop: Anti-Oppression 101

Nov 10 – Organized workshop: Examining Cis Privilege

Nov 10 – Organized workshop: Consensus-Based Decision Making


Oct 25 – co-sponsored a Gathering & Feast to Honour Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, organized by Families of Sisters in Spirit working group

Oct 28 – co-sponsored “Who is Canadian?” event with Barbara Jackson, organized by Justice for Deepan working group

Nov 6 – co-sponsored Carleton Student Action Forum with comedian Ryan McMahon, organized by the GSA

Nov 17-21 – supported Transformative Justice Week, organized by the GSRC, CUSA

Nov 20 – co-sponsored the Indigenous Adoptee Karaoke Fundraiser, organized by

Dec 11 - co-sponsored Project Communitas event organized by the Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW)


Oct 23 – covered costs associated with Colombian Human Rights Defender Tour, organized by Peace Brigades International-Canada

Oct 28 – donated to CKCU in support of annual funding drive

Nov 20 – donated to Justice for Deepan campaign to raise money for health care

Dec 11 - donated to The Justice for Mohamed Harkat Committee 


Nov 11 – administered Luther-Mcdonald International Student Bursary

Public Interest School

Nov 21-23 – participated in “Fostering Campus & Community Movements” at Queen’s University, organized by OPIRG Kingston

­­­Active OPIRG Carleton Working Groups

Access to Information (ATI) Carletonati.carleton@gmail.com   

Books to Prisoners (B2P) Ottawa: books2prisoners@hotmail.com

Carleton Cinema Politica: carleton@cinemapolitica.org

Carleton University Student Action Movement: carleton.u.s.a.m@gmail.com

Families of Sisters in Spirit: familiesofsistersinspirit@gmail.com

Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Movement – Ottawa (IPSMO): ipsmo@riseup.net

Insol: Women of Colour Collective: srayeda@gmail.com

Justice for Deepan: dee6134@hotmail.com

The Leveller newspaper: operations.the.leveller@gmail.com

No One Is Illegal (NOII) Ottawa: noiiottawa@gmail.com                        

OPIRG Roots Radio: opirgonckcu@gmail.com

Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) Carleton: saia.carleton@gmail.com

Posted on December 3, 2014 .