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San Rafael>Marin Task Force on the Americas Annual Dinner Honoring Honduras National P....
Date Sunday September 26
Time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Marin, 240 Channing Way, San Rafael.
Event Type Party/Street Party
6 PM
Marin Task Force on the Americas
Annual Dinner
Honoring
Honduras National Popular Resistance Front
with Dana Frank,
Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Cruz,
Doors open at 6:00 PM with a social hour, raffle, and no-host wine bar. Dinner is at 7:00 PM. Popular Marin County folksinger-songwriter-guitarist Jon Fromer will offer a medley of inspiring selections.
Frank will report on her first-hand research into the role of women, youth, and labor behind the emergence of the dynamic social justice movement. Frank is author of several books, including Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America, which focuses on Honduras. For a decade she has worked closely in solidarity with the Coalition of Honduran Banana and Agroindustrial Unions and the US Labor Education in the Americas Project. Since the coup, she has written widely about Honduras in the U.S. press, including The Nation, NACLA, NPR.com, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury-News, LATimes.com, the Huffington Post, and Common Dreams.
Reservations required. Please call 415/924-3227. Dinner is $50-100 per person sliding scale. Seating is limited. The venue is wheelchair accessible.
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Added to the calendar on Sunday Sep 26th, 2010 7:58 AM

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