Radical Rants! The Peoples' Forum Victoria, B.C.

  • Spiral Cafe 418 Craigflower Road Victoria, BC, V9A 3A9 Canada

RADICAL RANTS! Activist gathering and people's forum

WHAT DO YOU STAND FOR?
STAND UP! SPEAK UP! SPEAK OUT!

Theme for the evening: SOLIDARITY (part two)

Join an awesome early evening
activist gathering, people's forum and rountable discussion
supporting and empowering each other
to raise our voices in critical resistance
featuring engaging speakers, impassioned activists and YOU!
Focused on social environmental economic justice
celebrating our solidarity and having fun all at the same time!

FEATURED RANTERS FOR THE EVENING INCLUDE:
STEPHEN PORTMAN. Together Against Poverty Society
The motives behind the promotion and entrenchment of legislated poverty by state actors and how to confront this by acting together through solidarity. More tactics than theory, addressing the systemic advocacy work TAPS with specific reference to: Super InTent City, BC Hydro rate payer application, and reforms to the Employment and Assistance Act (End of Child Support Clawback, Income asset rule changes, Fighting the bus pass clawback)

JANET BARNEY, President
Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Local 850

TSASTILQUALUS
Residential schools // colonization // this is my passion being a survivor // this period of kkkanada's history must be told

DAKOTA REED MCGOVERN,Community Engagement Coordinator, Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group Education for the masses, not just the upper classes

BILL APPLEDORF, James Bay resident fighting renovictions
Gentrification to genocide, big money has one and only one objective: to make more money.

plus opening set by songstress CINDY DENNISON, who will also be speaking about efforts underway to save farmland in the Blenkinsop Valley.

MORE FEATURED RANTERS TO BE ANNOUNCED

The evening also includes an open mic so you can get up there,
group discussions so you can get involved,
and a flyer table so you stay informed,
spreading the word, being heard!

This is our forum! All power to the people!

Bring your favourite radical poem and songs to share with us

Obviously, hate speeches of any kind will not be tolerated

Wanna be a featured ranter?
Know someone else who should be?
Let us know!

THIS IS AN ALL AGES EVENT

Sponsored by the Social Environmental Alliance
Cascadia Now
Fightback BC
and the free radical bulletin board

Admission: $5 or pay what you can
(no one turned away due to lack of funds)
All proceeds will go to worthy causes

We acknowledge this event is taking place
on traditional Lekwungen territory