Friday Nov. 28: Community Responses to Criminalization and Police Targeting of the Poor

***announcing a grassroots community convergence***
Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC (in the Conference Centre)
Friday, November 28, 2014

Objectives of the convergence:
-Expose what’s actually happening on the ground from the perspective of people who are most impacted
-Share local picture to build a big picture of changes taking place in policing and criminalization
-Share local strategies that work
-Begin work towards a provincial network and a national campaign

No to Private Prisons, the Omnibus Crime Bill and Mass Incarceration! Homes Not Jails!

[This is a notice for an upcoming DEMONSTRATION / EVENT in Surrey: ]

Tuesday, February 21, 12:30 PM
@ the new (under construction)
privatized Surrey Remand Centre
adjacent Surrey City Hall at
Highway 10 and 142nd Street, Surrey BC

The BC Liberals and private contractor Brookfield Int are building a expanded and privatized (P3) 216 cell remand centre in Surrey BC. Christy Clark recently announced the construction of another 360 cell facility to be built on Native land in the Okanagan. These prisons are part of a massive expansion of Canada's prison system,

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