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Title: Haiti Report and Update Fundraiser
START DATE: Wednesday July 23
TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details:
San Jose Peace & Justice Center
48 S. 7th Street, San Jose
Event Type: Fundraiser
Join us as we hear an update on the situation in Haiti. We will hear reports on the Delmas 33 Earthquake camp and earthquake relief, MOJUB Women's Collective, a Grassroots organization, a peasant collective in Saint Rafael - North Haiti., as well as a political update.

Speakers:
Pierre Labossiere is a community activist and a founding member of the Haiti Action Committee. The committee is a Bay Area-based network of activists who have supported the Haitian struggle for democracy since 1991. Members foster extensive contacts with the grassroots movements in Haiti. HAC links journalists who want to hear an alternative viewpoint with sources both in Haiti and in the United States.

Akubundu Amazu-Lott has been an adjunct professor at San Jose State University for the past six years in the African-American Studies Department and the chair of the Africana Center Advisory Committee of the Cultural Heritage Center of the King Library. He is currently the California Chapter Program Coordinator of the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (AAPRP). It is through his extensive study of Pan-Africanism and the struggles of oppressed people globally that he remains motivated to work for positive change.

Sponsored by Haiti Emergency Relief Fund and San Jose Peace & Justice Center



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