Consolidating the Fight Against Housing Displacement in Canada

ACORN ACORN International Canada

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/CN12152019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSQuebec City    After a day of training and reports, the ACORN Canada organizing staff really got serious when the Year End / Year Begin meeting began no holds barred wrestling with campaigns.  The discussion was particularly intense around the dual crises of affordable housing, beyond …

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The Numbers Underneath the Art of Organizing

ACORN International Canada

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/CN12142019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS Quebec City    Listening to the national and office reports from the organizers ACORN Canada last evening at their Year End/ Year Begin meeting, I was making notes and trying to follow the breakthroughs on new campaigns and victories here and there over the year.  Most …

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Capacity in Organizing Counts – Props to Those Who Get It!

ACORN ACORN International Canada Community Organizing

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/CN09282019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSLake Buckhorn, Ontario     In the annual HO/LO meeting of ACORN Canada several hours north of Toronto in the urban-centric area called “cottage country” near the defining geological formation known as the Canadian Shield, the head organizers and lead organizers throughout the Canadian organization were taking …

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Blocking Renovictions: A New Anti-Gentrification Tool

Ideas and Issues

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Lost-Leaders-01-Extra-Ordinary-200013687.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSFrankfurt      New West, a low-and-moderate income family suburb abutting Vancouver, British Columbia, is becoming ground zero for new policies to prevent gentrification and displacement in Canada, and perhaps globally with the passage of its latest city bylaw.  With housing prices averaging over $1 million in …

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