Upcoming Events

Jornadas 2011 de Salud en la Comunidad y exámenes médicos gratis (únicamente en español).

Go to our “free medical clinics” page for more information.

Spanish Jornadas de Salud en la Comunidad Latinoamericana 2011.

 

Día de información sobre la tuberculosis y pruebas de tuberculosis (únicamente en español).

Go to “free medical clinics” page for more information.

Tuberculosis: Spanish Information Session and Free Tests

Misa en español para Trabajadores Migrantes/ Spanish Mass for Migrant Workers in Abbotsford.

Day: Sunday, June 19, 2011
Hour: 5 pm
Address: Saint Ann’s Parish,  33333 Mayfair Avenue, Abbotsford, BC
Cost: Free
Misa en español presidida por el Arzobispo de Vancouver, Monsenor Miguel Miller. Refrescos despues de la misa. / Spanish mass by Archbishop Michael Miller, Vancouver. Refreshments will be provided after the mass.
Organizers:  Laicos de la Iglesia Santa Ana de Abbotsford, con patrocinio de la Oficina de Justicia Social del Arzobispado de Vancouver.
*** Free bus service available for migrant workers. to arrange pick-up and drop-off, contact Ms. Mary Phillips Tel  604.996.5854

Share with Migrant Farm Workers in Surrey

Day: Sunday June 19, Father’s Day
Hour: from 1 to 5 pm
Address: 203-7188 King George Boulevard, Surrey, BC
Join with the farm workers from Mexico, Guatemala and Caribean Island. Those who work in the fields to put on our tables fruits and vegetables are also parents, but far away from their children by the need to work.
Bring what you can to share with them: food, cakes, music, joy, etc. For more information call  778-578-9411, or 604-833-4497
Organizer:  Agriculture Workers Alliance/ Surrey Support Center
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Dia: Este Domingo 19 de junio, dia del padre
Hora: de 1 a 5 de la tarde
Dirección: el 203-7188 King George Boulevard, Surrey, BC
Reunase con los trabajadores agrícolas de Mexico, Guatemala y las Islas Caribeñas. Ellos que trabajan en los campos para poner frutas y vegetales en nuestras mesas tambien son padres, pero lejos de sus hijos por la necesidad de trabajar. Traiga lo que usted pueda compartir con ellos: comida, pasteles, galletas, refrescos, música, alegria, etc.
Para mayor información favor de llamar al 778-578-9411 o bien al 604-833-4497
Organiza: Centro de Apoyo en Surrey/ Alianza Trabajdores Agricolas ATA
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Mobile Health Clinic/ Clinica de Salud Móbil para Trabajadores Migrantes en Abbotsford.

Primera Jornada de la Clinica Mobil de Salud para Trabajadores Migrantes.

The Mobile Health Clinic is a free service by the Umbrella Multicultural Health Co-op.
Offers free medical exams and basic health tests by professional registered medical doctors and nurses; an exclusive service for migrant workers.
Location of first event:   Parking lot at 31992 South Fraser Highway, Abbotsford, BC
Hours:  12 noon to 4 pm
!! Bring your BC health card, if you have it.
La Clínica de Salud Móbil es un  servicio gratuito de la Cooperativa de Salud Multicultural Umbrella. Se ofrece exámenes médicos gratuitos para trabajadores migrantes que no cuentan con servicios de salud en sus lugares de trabajo.
Primera jornada:  Domingo, 19 Junio de 12 mediodia a 4 pm.
Direccion:  En el parqueo ubicado en 31992 Fraser Highway, Abbotsford, BC
!!! Traiga su tarjeta de seguro médico de BC si lo tiene.

Immigration Law. Free public information forum.

Day: Sunday, June 12, 2011
Hour: 2pm to 5pm
Address: Suite 150, 900 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC
Cost: free
Seats are limited to 50 people. Call to reserve seat Tel 604. 331.5400
Immigration lawyer will explain recent changes to immigration system. People with migrant worker and/or student visa are invited to attend, learn and have some of their questions answered.
Organizes: The People’s Law School and Canadian Bar Association.
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Filipino Temporary Foreign Workers & Live-In Caregivers: Free forum.

Days: Sundays, March 13 to June 5, 2011.
Hour: 2pm to 5pm.
Cost: Free
Organized by Migrante-BC
Click here for more information.

Class Action Lawsuit against Denny’s Restaurant in BC/ Access to legal rights for TFWs: Public forum


Day: Wednesday March 23, 2011
Hour: from 6pm to 9pm.
Address: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard St.
Cost: Free
Organized by Migrante-BC and UFCW
Click here for more details.