Montreal protest, May 22, 2012
Student movements, #globalNOISE, Occupy, the Indignados, Take the Square, Democracia Real Ya, Social Forums, Take the Square, Democracia Real Ya, Social Forums, #Yosoy132, Y’en a marre, social movements and long time human rights activists and environmentalists, First Nations, rural and urban populations, organisations of civil society around the world: let us share our knowledge and resources! Let us connect and unite local and global action. May our indignation be our greatest source of creativity…
Who Are We?
VIA22 – a new international, open and horizontal, collective initiated in Montreal, Quebec – is launching monthly processes of local and global actions of convergence every 22nd of each month. These actions will take on the form constructed by local organisers, but, globally, all will manifest a common desire for convergence and unity.
People in Mexico, Spain, Mozambique, Senegal, Belarus, Croatia, England, Austria, Belgium Japan, Greece, El Salvador, Chile and in the US have already expressed an interest in being a part of the movement. Join us in spreading the call as much as possible (translations are welcomed)!
October 22nd 2012 #22O ? Jump in!
On October 22nd, VIA22 will be launched! You want to jump in? Here is how :
Express yourself on our new site’s, www.via22.org, through the section “Your Voice” (http://via22global.wix.com/via22#!__francais/ta-voix).
Send us pictures, videos, ideas or all other creative materials about how you see the link between local and global. We will use them to create a portrait of October VIA22. The smalest sign from you will mean a lot to the collective process !
Come to Mumble (room VIA22) from 12pm to 3pm (GMT-4) to reflect about the process VIA22. Info to get into Mumble : https://occupytalk.org/article/how-connect-our-server
Watch the livestream channel from VIA22 à Montréal : http://www.om99media.org/p/diffusion-en-direct.html
VIA22 in your area?
If you wish to create a VIA22 collective in your area or network with people around you, please use the Forum. http://via22global.wix.com/via22#!forum
What are the main objectives of VIA22’s monthly process?
To insist on the necessity of communication and coordination between the local and global.
To put in question globally the destructive order of things imposed by the hegemony of global political-economic system and its impact on education, health, access to water, security, freedom of expression and association, etc..
To examine and promote concretes alternatives to a system that deepens inequalities at every level.
To connect and unite social movements and civil society for the development of global consciousness that respects human dignity and our planet’s ecosystem.
To insist on the necessity that our popular demonstrations become spaces to share knowledge and to build concrete alternatives.
To relay initiatives taken by the Indignados, Occupy, #Yosoy132, the Y’en a marre collective, Social Forums all around the world and all other initiatives that affirm the necessity of the multiplication of horizontal, open and inclusive spaces.