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Anti-Poverty Committee News #10

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2003-02
Pages: 
8
Summary: 
This is a newsletter of the Anti-Poverty Committee, an anti-capitalist and anti-oppression organization fighting for the rights of poor and working people in Vancouver, BC. This issue includes the articles: ""No One is Illegal: Refugees Deported, APC Members Arrested"" (on a demonstration against the deportation of Kobra and Hassan to Iran), ""APC One Year Later"" (reflecting on APC's first year organizing against Gordon Campbell's attracks on the poor), ""Against the War and Deportation"" (on the exploitation and victimization of refugees and immigrants), ""The War at Home"" (on the oppression of immigrants within Canada), ""Surviving and Resisting the Disability Cuts"" (on forums to address changes and cuts to Disability Benefits), ""Poverty is Violence Against Women"" (on the cutbacks as forms of state violence against women), ""HEU Resistance: Not Alberta Bound: The Chilliwack Laundry Blockade"" (on privatization of services by Fraser Health Authority), and ""The Take Down of the Woodward's Squat"" (on the various outcomes for the Woodward's squatters). It also has ""Upcoming Disability Actions,"" ""Direct Action Casework Victory,"" ""Definition of Flying Squad,"" ""HEU Action Update,"" and ""Other News"" (that the Lower Mainland Coalition for Social Justice has reformed). It also states their basis of unity and ways to get involved through meetings and donations.
Keywords: 
community mobilization; Woodsquat; demonstrations; BC Liberals; racism; disability benefits; homelessness; immigrants; protest

Silence Gordon Campbell Rally

Publication type: 
Poster
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2002-10-03
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This poster announces a rally to silence Gordon Campbell to be held at UBC Main Library.
Keywords: 
Gordon Campbell; demonstration; Woodsquat; Woodwards

Rally! All out to defend Woodwards Squatters!

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2002-09-23
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
This leaflet announces a demonstration at the Woodwards building in support of the squatters' demand for social housing. It describes the broken promises of social housing by the BC Liberals, the police violence against the squatters and homeless people, and the need for a massive mobilization to defeat this government.
Keywords: 
demonstration; Woodwards; Woodsquat; squatters; community mobilization; social housing; police brutality; homelessness

Fight for Survival

Publication type: 
Poster
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This is a poster stating 'Fight for Survival'.
Keywords: 
Anti-Poverty Committee

Rally! All out to defend Woodwards Squatters!

Publication type: 
Poster
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2002-09-24
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
This poster announces a demonstration at the Woodwards building in support of the squatters' demand for social housing. It describes the broken promises of social housing by the BC Liberals and the police violence against the squatters and homeless people in their fight against this crisis.
Keywords: 
demonstration; Woodwards; Woodsquat; squatters; community mobilization; social housing; police brutality; homelessness; BC Liberals

The Anti-Poverty Committee Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2002-04
Pages: 
4
Summary: 
This is a newsletter of the Anti-Poverty Committee, an anti-capitalist and anti-oppression organization fighting for the rights of poor and working people in Vancouver, BC. This issue includes the articles: ""Campaign against $6 minimum wage"" (on joining with workers to organize against the $6 training wage), ""Welfare, Women, and Poverty"" (on how cuts are affecting women), ""Welfare Cuts, Welfare Advocacy"" (on solidarity with those affected by changes to welfare through the role of advocacy), and ""Take it personally, act politically"" (on the need to act against the neo-liberal policies of the BC Liberals). It also provides a calendar of events, describes the APC, and lists ways to get involved.
Keywords: 
community mobilization; cutbacks; activism; BC Liberals; government policy; poverty; poor

The Anti-Poverty Committee Newsletter

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2002-03
Pages: 
4
Summary: 
This is a newsletter of the Anti-Poverty Committee, an anti-capitalist and anti-oppression organization fighting for the rights of poor and working people in Vancouver, BC. It outlines who they are, their demands, and how they fight, such as direct actions against the government's attacks on the poor. It describes the crisis of affordable housing in ""Social Housing Now!"", the service cuts and effects for single parents, the disabled, among others from changes to welfare policies in ""Welfare as Warfare!"", as well as offers ways to fight against these changes, and in ""Six Bucks Sucks!"" it outlines how this is an attack on welfare recipients, the homeless, students, and immigrants and refugees. It also announces upcoming events and ways to get involved with APC.
Keywords: 
community mobilization; BC Liberals; cutbacks; training wage; housing; government policy; activism

Anti-Poverty Committee Newsletter #4

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2002-05
Pages: 
4
Summary: 
This is a newsletter of the Anti-Poverty Committee, an anti-capitalist and anti-oppression organization fighting for the rights of poor and working people in Vancouver, BC. This issue includes the articles: ""Defeat this Government!"" (on the need to organize a fight against the BC Liberals' cuts among the poor and working class), ""St. James and Direct Action Casework"" (on successfully advocating for a welfare recipient), ""The BC Liberals attack on workers"" (on policy changes that will negatively affect the most vulnerable of workers and the need for mass mobilization), and ""Can't see the movement for the tactics: May Day 2002 and APC"" (clarifying the use of tactics during a demonstration against the training wage). It also lists upcoming events, states its basis of unity, and describes ways to get involved through meetings and the training wage campaign.
Keywords: 
community mobilization; solidarity; BC Liberals; cutbacks; social movement; Vancouver Police Department (VPD)

The Anti-Poverty Committee Newsletter Issue #5

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2002-07
Pages: 
8
Summary: 
This is a newsletter of the Anti-Poverty Committee, an anti-capitalist and anti-oppression organization fighting for the rights of poor and working people in Vancouver, BC. This issue includes: ""Mass Mobilization forces Campbell to cancel speech"" (on a demonstration at the Vancouver Art Gallery and the violent police response); Actions - ""400 Protest BC Liberal Fundraiser at Canada Place"" and ""A Victory for Aboriginal Women's Shelters""; Casework - ""APC Marches to the Executive Welfare Office for the Needs of the Poor"" and ""Changes to Welfare Effective July 1st for Families Three or More""; APC Action Alert! - ""Injecting Gentrification: Taking the fight for harm reduction to the streets"" (on a community organized needle exchange program); Analysis - ""Survivors and Consumers do Work!"" (on people with mental health disabilities); and ""The World We Live in"" (on institutionalized poverty). It also describes the work of Pivot, lists upcoming events, states APC's basis of unity, and discusses ways to get involved.
Keywords: 
community mobilization; demonstration; poverty; welfare cuts; drug users; Vancouver Police Department (VPD); work; solidarity

Anti-Poverty Committee News #6

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Anti-Poverty Committee
Date: 
2002-08
Pages: 
4
Summary: 
This is a newsletter of the Anti-Poverty Committee, an anti-capitalist and anti-oppression organization fighting for the rights of poor and working people in Vancouver, BC. This issue includes the articles: ""Police board refuses to hear community demands"" (on attempts to speak to police about use of violence against the poor and women, and the need for harm reduction), ""Welfare on Demand: The Battle against the Three Week Wait"" (on restrictive welfare policy changes), ""The Liberal's Attack on Sexual Assault Centres"" (on cuts to sexual assault centres and community-based victim assistance programs), ""Community Meeting on Policing Poverty"" (on demands that address police violence against poor), ""General Strike for the Rights of All Poor and Working People"" (on the need of solidarity between unionists and the poor to fight against the BC Liberals), ""Call from QUAK to bar the Liberal's from Pride"" (on Queers United Against Kapitalism's call to not allow MLA Mayencourt and the Liberals in the Pride parade), and ""Training Wage: Breaking the Law"" (on the illegal training wage). It also announces upcoming events, describes APC's basis of unity, and lists ways to get involved through meetings and donations.
Keywords: 
community mobilization; BC Liberals; poor; police brutality; women; welfare cuts; demonstration; activism

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