Join the People’s Assembly on April 23, 2011, and continue the realization of an inclusive, united, and empowered Climate Justice Movement in Toronto
What: Third Toronto People’s Assembly on Climate Justice
When: Saturday April 23, 2011
Where: Ryerson University Student Centre, 55 Gould St, Toronto
Cost: Pay What You Can (breakfast and lunch provided)
***ASL translation and free child care available***
To mark the 41 annual celebration of International Earth Day, the People’s Assembly on Climate Justice will assemble for its Third Toronto Assembly on Saturday April 23, 2011 from 10am-5pm at the Ryerson Student Centre.
To commemorate Earth Day, we will:
- Come together with our fellow community members and share local stories of resistance, struggle, and victory that reflect our ongoing movement to protect Mother Earth and achieve Justice for all people and beings who inhabit Her.
- Plan a large-scale collective action
- Explore the intersection between spirituality and climate justice.
- Participate in hands-on workshops and create art.
- Contribute to the creation of a Climate Justice Popular Consultation.
Across our city and around the world, the power of people’s assemblies are leading us towards a new grassroots paradigm that transcends government and corporate inertia. Waves of people-powered uprisings are sweeping across the Middle East. Austerity measures are being met with mass mobilizations in Europe. And hundreds of thousands are resisting the corporate takeover through marches and occupations in the U.S.
Join the People’s Assembly on April 23, 2011, and continue the realization of an inclusive, united, and empowered Climate Justice Movement in Toronto.
About the Toronto People’s Assembly on Climate Justice:
On June 23, 2010, the People’s Assembly on Climate Justice came to life in Toronto as part of the community resistance to the G20. On December 4, 2010, a second instalment solidified the Assembly as a permanent space for ongoing, community-based, collective dialogue to confront the climate crisis.
Our goal is not just to demand action, it is also to manifest a new form of organizational paradigm to generate positive, radical, participatory solutions within our urban context. Together we can reinvent cycles that positively participate in the health and ecology of the planet, while overcoming our dependence on the industrial system.