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International Solidarity

A collection of posts and items filed under International Solidarity or Social Justice. To find out more about PSAC's Social Justice initiatives, visit psac-sjf.org

August 3, 2017 - 10:18am •
SJF Sponsorship Program For Young Workers (18-35 years of age) PSAC Social Justice Fund invites members thirty five years of age and younger to participate in the next “Education In Action” project in Guatemala for 2 weeks in spring 2018.
April 22, 2016 - 12:06pm •
Laura Aucoin is a young worker from BC who travelled to Guatemala in February 2016 as part of the PSAC Social Justice Fund's Education In Action delegation. Along with ten other PSAC members from across the country, Laura was there to learn more about the culture and some of the struggles Mayan people face daily and build solidarity between Canada and indigenous communities in Guatemala.
March 11, 2016 - 9:08am •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada, along with 80 other Canadian organizations and institutions condemn the assassination of Berta Cáceres, general coordinator and co-founder of the National Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras. Berta was assassinated on March 3 in La Esperanza, Intibuca after several individuals broke into the house where she was staying and shot and killed her. We call on the government of Canada to condemn the murder, and to call on the Honduran government to support an independent, international investigation into the murder.
October 27, 2015 - 10:00am •
SJF Sponsorship program For Young Workers (18 - 35 years).  
April 14, 2015 - 7:21pm •
What is the significance of May 1st/International Workers’ Day? In most other parts of the world May 1st is celebrated as Labour Day and is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the International Labour Movement, Anarchists, Socialists and Communists. The May 1 date was chosen to commemorate the Haymarket affair in Chicago that occurred in May 4, 1886. More info wikipedia. Upcoming Events for May Day in BC:
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