Saturday July 23, 2016
North York Community House
700 Lawrence Avenue West, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Closest accessible subway is Lawrence West station.
11 AM - 1 PM
Artist Talk & Sharing
Kwentong Bayan will talk about their involvement at Pride in solidarity with Queer & Trans Migrant Workers and Live-in Caregivers and support an intentional community dialogue about the political roots of Pride - from the first march to the recent Black Lives Matter protest.
We will also launch two publications: “Drawn To Change: Graphic Histories of Working Class Struggle” featuring Kwentong Bayan’s comic on the history of the Live-in Caregiver Program and “Chimpoy Champoy” an instructional ‘zine on Filipino Street Games by Althea Balmes and Kat Estacio. Join us for discussion, community art-making and learn some Larong Pinoy games!
1 PM - 4 PM
Educational Forum facilitated by CCESO
Topic: “How do recent changes to immigration policies affect the status of migrant workers in the Live-in Caregiver & Caregiver Program?"
Guest speaker: Macdonald Scott, Immigration Consultant with Carranza Barristers & Solicitors, member of No One Is Illegal. All are welcome to participate in the Q&A session.
FREE EVENT. Sharing will be in Tagalog & English. LGBTQ Positive Space.
Accessible building. Fragrance-free space.
Presented in partnership with CCESO and venue sponsor: North York Community House.