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On Atlas of Resistance, host Rocky Petkov maps out groups that are fighting for radical and progressive change in Toronto. Each episode features a conversation with grassroots organisers in Toronto who work on everything from mutual aid to combatting the climate crisis. Conversations cover everything from tactics and politics and highlight the kind of work necessary to support our communities and what you can do to get involved in the fight.

On Atlas of Resistance, host Rocky Petkov maps out groups that are fighting for radical and progressive change in Toronto. Each episode features a conversation with grassroots organisers in Toronto who work on everything from mutual aid to combatting the climate crisis. Conversations cover everything from tactics and politics and highlight the kind of work necessary to support our communities and what you can do to get involved in the fight.

Location:

Canada

Description:

On Atlas of Resistance, host Rocky Petkov maps out groups that are fighting for radical and progressive change in Toronto. Each episode features a conversation with grassroots organisers in Toronto who work on everything from mutual aid to combatting the climate crisis. Conversations cover everything from tactics and politics and highlight the kind of work necessary to support our communities and what you can do to get involved in the fight.

Language:

English

Contact:

6045007041


Episodes

Ep. 008 - York South-Weston Tenants' Union

4/27/2021
Organiser Bruno Dobrusin of the York South-Weston Tenants' Union talks with Rocky about some of the recent victories as well as the long road ahead in the fight to protect tenants' rights and keep our neighbours, ourselves really in our homes. [IMPORTANT] For those facing an iminent threat of an eviction, it is strongly encouraged that you do not put off taking action. Resources in multiple languages explaining your rights and how you can begin to take action can be found on the Website of...

Duration:00:34:25

Ep. 007 - The People's Pantry

4/12/2021
Andrea Roman Alfaro and Jade Da Costa share with Rocky how they worked to help build an organisation that feeds about 400 people across the GTA every week. Food justice, BIPOC organising cultures and building a practice of mutual aid that is sustainable in the long term are all on the menu for this week's conversation. [IMPORTANT] For those living in Toronto, there are only limited slots available to sign up for meals each week. Sign ups open at Sundays @ 12PM Noon and go quick. Requests can...

Duration:00:36:57

BONUS - Longer Version of Interview with Sharmeen Khan

3/30/2021
(Note: This is a longer version of the interview released as part of Episode 006 -- No One is Illegal) This week on Atlas of Resistance, Sharmeen Khan of No One Is Illegal - Toronto (NOII) talks to Rocky the fight to secure status for all and how our current migration regime intersects with many other issues in our society from policing and prisions to public education and care work. [MORE INFO] For more information on No One Is Illegal look at the links section. Blog Post Forthcoming...

Duration:00:52:35

Ep. 006 - No One is Illegal

3/29/2021
This week on Atlas of Resistance, Sharmeen Khan of No One Is Illegal - Toronto (NOII) talks to Rocky the fight to secure status for all and how our current migration regime intersects with many other issues in our society from policing and prisions to public education and care work. [MORE INFO] For more information on No One Is Illegal look at the links section. Blog Post Forthcoming [MUSIC] Intro - Introduction to The Man Who Stole The Sun - Takehiko Inoue & Katz Hiroshi Outro - The Moon...

Duration:00:33:10

Ep. 005 - The Bike Brigade

3/5/2021
This week on Atlas of Resistance, Dave Schellnutt of the The Bike Brigade talks to Rocky about how the brigade has mobilised cyclists in support of community organisations. Yet, deliveries are only half how the brigade shows up for their community.

Duration:00:26:53

Ep. 004 - Fridays for Future 🙲 Climate Justice Toronto

2/18/2021
Allie Rugeot and Savi Gellatly-Ladd share insights from the fight for Climate Justice

Duration:00:28:44

Ep. 003 - Davenport Mutual Aid Network

2/3/2021
Nahum Mann on how mutual aid can form a platform for resistance and resilliance in our communities.

Duration:00:29:08

Ep. 002 - Food Not Bombs

1/20/2021
Host Rocky Petkov talks with Squid Lutz and Ryan Galloway from [Toronto Food Not Bombs](https://www.torontofoodnotbombs.ca/) about the logistics of feeding the hungry week in and week out, the value of mutual aid and how feeding your neighbours might just be the most subversive thing you can do.

Duration:00:25:15

Ep. 001 - Parkdale Organise

1/6/2021
In the debut episode of Atlas of Resistance, Rocky talks with Emina Gamulin and Matt Whitman of [Parkdale Organize](http://parkdaleorganize.ca/) about the COVID evictions crisis, tenant organising and the [Keep Your Rent](https://keepyourrent.com/) campaign.

Duration:00:28:44