The Immigrant Worker Center (IWC) is a social justice organization based in Montreal that defends the rights of immigrants in the workplace through a community labor approach, and offers resources and referrals to immigrant workers. The IWC’s main objectives are to improve the working conditions of the immigrants and to provide support for instances of […]
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The March 8 Committee of Women of Diverse Origins is an alliance of grassroots women’s organizations representing the diversity of cultural communities in Montreal. Since 2002, we have organized an International Women’s Day march and event that reflects our militant stand and our awareness about the world context and the role of our own struggles […]
Domestic workers deserve to have full coverage under occupational health and safety regulations in Quebec! We ask the Government of Quebec to change its position concerning domestic workers and the CSST. We ask for the following that current CSST legislation be extended to include the mandatory coverage of domestic workers, regardless of immigration status or […]
Please join us on December 19st, 2015 for an end-of-the-year celebration! The party is hosted by the various local organizational members of Migrante Canada, including PINAY, and will be located at Centre Le Manoir, 5319 av. Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (corner boul. Décarie). Please check back for more details and we hope to see you there!
On October 28th 2015, CMWRC launched its nation-wide MoVE campaign, for Mobility, Voice, and Equality for migrant workers in Canada. The campaign includes: Regulatory changes to make it easier for migrant workers to move between jobs thereby improving working and living conditions for Canadian born and migrant workers. Specifically: Transition from tied work permits to […]
A big thank you to all of our members, allies, volunteers and sponsors who attended our annual fundraising banquet on October 24th, 2015. This year our annual celebration theme was ‘International Solidarity Against Human Rights Violations.’ It was held in partnership with the Filipino Indigenous People’s Organization of Quebec, who use traditional arts and culture […]
Our mission at FIPOQ is to create an atmosphere for indigenous Filipinos to share and celebrate our common cultural heritage, including languages, arts, traditions and culture.
SINGING LAYA is a group of artists and activists in the Montreal Filipino community that combine their art-making practice with social and political messages that are present within the community.
The seven founding organization of the Coalition are The Immigrant Workers Center, Mexicans Against Regularization (MUR), The Temporary Foreign Workers Association, The Temporary Placement Agency Workers Association, PINAY, Dignidade Migrante, and the Spanish Immigrants Collective of Montreal. Together, the Coalition brings together domestic workers, workers with precarious immigration status, placement agency workers, as well as […]
As a member organization of the Migrante International chapter of Canada, PINAY follows and participates in numbers events and campaigns that are organized by Migrante. Please refer to the MIGRNATE INTERNATIONAL http://migranteinternational.org/ or MIGRANTE CANADA http://migrante.ca/ for more information.
APRIL 18: WOMEN, RISE UP!
6:30 pm @ 4755 Avenue Van Horne, Room 110
Ms. Jojo Guan, the executive director of the Center for Women's resources in the Philippines, will discuss the current national situation of women in the Philippines and how they organize themselves to face the social and political challenges in the country. For more info, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/628800010918931/
APRIL 20: ORGANIZING GLOBALLY
9:00 am @ Studio 303, 372 rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Montreal, QC
As part of the Pinay Power II conference, PINAY alongside Dr. Valerie Francisco-Chavez of San Francisco State University, Dr. Robyn Rodriguez of UC Davis and Ms. Jojo Guan from the Philippines will discuss the importance of building strong communities and how to strengthen our communities through organizing, mobilizing and educating in the Philippines, USA and here in Canada. For more info, please visit: https://pinaypower2.wordpress.com