Grassroots organizations mobilize and raise awareness by various means. Street posters and spray painting are two such means that linger on the public sphere long after the event has taken place. They are an enduring testament to the grassroots struggles of migrants in this city.
From 18-25 June 2005, non-Status people and their allies marched from Montreal to Ottawa demand the regularization of all on-status people in Canada, an end to deportations and detentions, and the abolition of security certificates. Organized by Solidarity Across Borders, a network of migrants and their allies in Montreal, the march asserted the right to live and work with dignity. This stencil was spray painted onto a bus shelter at Atwater Park, where the march gathered before embarking on the march on Ottawa.To read more click HERE