Defend the Schoolhouse Four and break the back of property rights!

2019-12-20T00:35:11-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: , , |

Alliance Against Displacement welcomes the visibility of the Schoolhouse Four court case because it lays bare the status quo dehumanization that homeless and other oppressed people face most days out of the public eye.

From Embers Podcast: Schoolhouse Squat and Discontent City

2019-12-20T01:01:50-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: , |

Alliance Against Displacement organizers speak about the roots of the housing crisis; how homeless Indigenous and working class people are organizing to meet their immediate; building dual power; and more.

“Nanaimo is following the letter, not the spirit of the law”: Discontent City returns to court as Mayor McKay fumbles the displacement of tent city

2019-12-20T01:02:15-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: , |

As the court-ordered deadline approaches for the displacement of Discontent City, the mayor can’t get his story straight about whether he will order police to scatter hundreds of homeless people out into the streets.

Nanaimo ignores the Province’s request to delay the eviction of Discontent City; sends three hundred people into the streets

2019-12-20T01:02:23-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: , |

SNUNEYMUXW TERRITORY (NANAIMO): On Tuesday October 9th at a regular meeting with representatives of Discontent City, Nanaimo’s Director of Public Safety and Fire Chief Karen Fry announced that the [...]

Discontent City under attack, what do we do? Stand up, fight back!

2019-12-20T01:05:10-07:00Categories: Events and Updates, Public Statements|Tags: , |

This statement separates myths from facts about two events that happened in Nanaimo over the weekend: the Provincial government's housing announcement and the Schoolhouse Squat.

Nanaimo-Ladysmith School Board Chair Would Rather See Homeless Corpses Than a Box of Rigs

2019-12-20T01:11:01-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: , |

School Board Chair Rae posted photos of harm reduction supplies left behind after Schoolhouse Squatters were forced to vacate the school – an attempt to shame, blame, and attack people for taking the life-saving measures they need to survive.

#SquatTheEmpties! Nanaimo’s Schoolhouse Squat opened to resist Court-ordered collective punishment and end homelessness

2019-12-20T01:11:21-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: , |

We acknowledge that the Schoolhouse Squat is on the territory of the Snuneymuxw nation, treatied in the 1854 “Douglas” Treaty, which guarantees Snuneymuxw sovereignty over their lands and waters, [...]

Emergency rally to defend Discontent City from fascists

2019-12-20T19:42:27-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: , |

On Friday, August 18, the Soldiers of Odin Vancouver Island chapter announced that they would be dismantling the tent city through physical force tomorrow, Sunday, August 19th, at 1 pm. [...]

Emergency Counter-Rally to Stop Racism & Defend Discontent City!

2019-12-20T01:13:21-07:00Categories: Events, Events and Updates|Tags: , |

Discontent City and Alliance Against Displacement plan a counter-rally against an anti-homeless march in Nanaimo organized by “Action Against Discontent City” and the white supremacist gang Soldiers of Odin. [...]