Strengthening Our Resolve after the G20:
Movement Building and Ongoing Resistance to the G20 Agenda
An event on September 17 2010 with speakers and discussion about responses the G20 agenda, and making linkages across issues and ongoing struggles. Featuring Alex Hundert, Jen Meunier, Judy Rebick, Herman Rosenfeld, Liisa Schofield, Ro Velasquez, and Harsha Walia.
"With courage and with care, this event is about building solidarity and understanding, about creating real alternatives to this exploitative and destructive system, and to strengthen our resolve to continue resisting."
- Alex Hundert is a G20 defendant charged with “conspiracy” who was arrested in a violent pre-emptive house raid. He has been targeted as a “ringleader” for his role in Indigenous solidarity and anarchist networks including AW@L, SOAR and the Six Nations Solidarity Network.
- Jen Meunier is an Anishinaabekwe (Algonquin) Indigenous sovereigntist who has been involved in land defence struggles from Site 41 to the No Olympics on Stolen Native Land campaign.
- Judy Rebick is an author, past CAW-Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy at Ryerson University, past president of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women, media commentator, and founding publisher of rabble.ca.
- Herman Rosenfeld is a representative of the Greater Toronto Workers Assembly and is a former educator in the CAW's Education Department.
- Liisa Schofield is a documentary filmmaker, an anti-poverty activist with the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, and an activist for Palestinian rights.
- Ro Velasquez is an artist, York University student, and a member of the Queer Resistance Network. She is active in movements rooted in racialized, immigrant, and queer communities of resistance.
- Harsha Walia is an organizer with No One Is Illegal-Vancouver. She is involved in migrant justice, Indigenous solidarity, anti-imperialist, anti-poverty, feminist organizing. She has been active in the 2010 Olympics and G20 convergences.
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