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Combat systemic racism by exposing and opposing Canada’s neoliberal agenda

Statement for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination April 3, 2013 Toronto, ON—As we commemorate the recent International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance (UKPC/FCYA) calls on all youth to reaffirm their role in combatting systemic racism, especially in today’s era [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 April 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Filipino Canadian youth condemn the provincial government for imposing contracts on Ontario teachers

January 14, 2013 For immediate release   Toronto, ON—Members of the Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance of Ontario/Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada (UKPC/FCYA-ON) are outraged by the Liberal Education Minister Laurel Broten’s recent move of imposing undemocratic and unjust contracts on Ontario teachers through the so-called ‘Putting Students First Act’ or ‘Bill 115’. We, Filipino [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 January 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Protect the Land and the Water: Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians in Solidarity with the First Nations’ Idle No More Movement

For immediate release January 3, 2012 Toronto, ON--Members of the Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians and its member organizations stand in solidarity with First Nations peoples who are taking action and making militant protest as part of the Idle No More Movement. Through mass rallies, blockades, demonstrations, and most notably, an indefinite hunger strike by [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 January 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Kalayaan Centre organize an integral and productive workers’ conference held in Vancouver this past weekend

November 26, 2012 For immediate release Vancouver, BC—Originally set to take place at the Simon Fraser University Harbour, the Kalayaan Centre’s Workers’ Struggles Amidst Neoliberal Globalization conference took place at the GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre daycare;  a venue switch promptly made in solidarity with Simon Fraser University’s striking CUPE support workers.  The conference demonstrated the [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 November 26th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A successful book launch in Vancouver for Habiba Zaman’s latest book: Asian Immigrants in “Two Canadas”: Racialization, Marginalization and Deregulated Work

For immediate release November 15, 2012 Vancouver, BC—This past Friday November 9th, the Kalayaan Centre and its member organizations organized a successful and intimate launching of Dr. Habiba Zaman’s latest book: Asian Immigrants in Two Canadas: Racialization, Marginalization and Deregulated Work, held at the Rhizome Cafe in Vancouver B.C. Dr. Zaman is a professor in [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 November 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Transnational community organizing to be brought to the forefront at this weekend’s workers’ conference

For immediate release August 9, 2012 Toronto, ON—Progressive individuals and organizations are set to bring out the integral experiences of workers in Canada for the upcoming two-day conference, “Workers’ Struggles Amidst Neoliberal Globalization.” The conference will highlight the importance of transnational community organizing in exposing and countering neoliberal policies that affect all workers, especially marginalized [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 August 10th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Roots, Rhymes and Resistance: Laying Tracks Against Cutbacks” fundraising concert hits the stage tonight

For immediate release July 28, 2012 Toronto, ON—This year’s “Roots Rhymes and Resistance: Laying Tracks Against Cutbacks” cultural fundraising show will mark the final and most important phase of putting education into practice as this summer’s critical and popular education series “Balik Ugat Balik Komunidad (Back to the Roots, Back to the Community) (BUBK)” reaches [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 July 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Filipino Canadian youth continue blazing trail towards cultural resistance in this year’s “Roots Rhymes and Resistance”

For immediate release July 18, 2012 Toronto, ON—In the face of severe cutbacks implemented through neoliberal policies, Filipino Canadian youth are ready to take the lead in cultural resistance, with their voices soon to be united and amplified at the third annual concert and cultural showcase “Roots Rhymes and Resistance: Laying Tracks Against Cutbacks.” The [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 July 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Filipino Canadian youth mourn the loss of Shyanne Charles and Joshua Yasay

For immediate release July 18, 2012 Toronto, ON—Members of the Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance of Ontario/Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada (UKPC/FCYA-ON) mourn the loss of two youth of colour—Joshua Yasay, 23 years old, and Shyanne Charles, 14 years old—who sadly passed away Monday in a Scarborough shooting incident. Yasay and Charles were only two [...]

By | 2012-07-18T21:01:43+00:00 July 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Laying Tracks Against Cutbacks” in this year’s Roots, Rhymes and Resistance

For immediate release July 9, 2012   Toronto, ON—To top off this year’s Balik Ugat Balik Komunidad workshop series, Filipino Canadian youth, women and workers will celebrate their community’s resilience and capacity to nurture a culture of resistance through this year’s Roots Rhymes and Resistance concert to be held this summer on July 28. The [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 July 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments