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Building Communities of Peace in El Chocó, Colombia
Date Saturday July 16
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
At Café La Onda (formerly Café Macondo)
3159 16th St. Between Valencia/Guerrero
San Francisco, CA 94110
Event Type Fundraiser
Organizer/AuthorZach
Global Exchange Reality Tours Presents:
Building Communities of Peace in El Chocó,
A Fundraiser for Justicia y Paz, a Human Rights Organization in Colombia

At Café La Onda (formerly Café Macondo)
3159 16th St. Between Valencia/Guerrero
San Francisco, CA 94110
Saturday, July 16th, 6pm- video presentation begins at 6:30pm

For more info, contact Zach: 415-575-5527/ zach@globalexchange.org
Sliding scale donations between $10-15 are appreciated; no one turned away for lack of funds

(Español)
La Comision intereclesial de Justicia y Paz es una organizacion de Derechos Humanos que lleva 17 años desarrollando la busqueda de la verdad, justicia y dignidad de las victimas de violaciones de los Derechos Humanos en el conflicto colombiano, acompañando integralmente 15 comunidades que afirman sus derechos sin el uso de la violencia en zonas de conflicto armado. Justicia y Paz se inspira en el marco del Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos y tiene como objetivo acompañar desde una perspectiva de resistencia integral, en lo psicologico, comunicativo, juridico, pedagogico y economico, a las victimas del Estado en experiencias concretas de guerra.

Diana Cecilia Dáguer Bernal, estudiante de psicologia de la Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá, quien hace parte del grupo de apoyo de Justicia y Paz, ha compartido el proceso que se desarrolla en las comunidades de paz asentadas en la cuenca del rio Cacarica en el Chocó colombiano, quiere dar a conocer la situacion de dichas comunidades y compartir su experiencia con el fin de despertar solidaridad para con los procesos.

Presentación del video: “Nunca Más”
Duración: 56 min
Directora: Marta Rodríguez, periodista colombiana

“Nunca Más” es un documental sobre el desplazamiento de las comunidades del Cacarica y el retorno de estas a su territorio. Cuenta como fueron los hechos a través de las narraciones de personas de la comunidad.

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(English)

The Comisión Intereclesial de Justicia y Paz is a Human Rights organization that has been working for 17 years in the search of truth, justice and dignity of the victims of Human Rights violations in Colombia’s conflict. This organization supports 15 communities that affirm their rights and resist in a peaceful way to the armed conflict. It is based in the frame of the International Law for Human Rights and has the objective of supporting the communities from an integral perspective, which involves psychological, pedagogic, juridical, economic and communicational support to the victims of the State in the specific context of war.

Diana Cecilia Dáguer Bernal, a psychology student of Javeriana University in Bogotá, who belongs to Justicia y Paz support group, has been involved with the process that the community of Cacarica, Chocó have been developing and wants to share their actual situation and her experience in the community, with the purpose of developing social awareness and solidarity with the process.

Video Presentation: “Nunca Más” (”Never Again”)
Duration: 56 min
Director: Marta Rodríguez, Colombian journalist

“Nunca Más” is a documentary that tells the story of the displacement of the peace communities of Cacarica and the return to their territory. It relates the facts of the story through the narrations of the very same members of the community.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Jul 13th, 2005 6:11 PM

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