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Breaking The Labor Information Blockade: Americas Link Up and Exchange
Date Thursday December 09
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Mission Cultural Center Theater
2868 Mission St. San Francisco/25th St.
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorMaria Hall
Breaking The Labor Information Blockade:
Americas Link Up and Exchange
On December 9th, the first educational forum between North and Latin American labor unions will take place
on how to break the information blockade by corporate controlled media. Get to know our experience in using
new media tools such as social networks, video and live streaming, as a way of building international solidar-
ity for our struggles and getting our stories out.
December 9th, 2010, 7:00
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission St, SF
AND streamed on
$ 5 donation. (No one will be turned away for lack of funds)
A $15 donation comes with labor struggle music DVD
7:00 PM
Honduras : Free Speech, Media and Labor Struggle
Patricia Murillo (Director of the School of Journalism of the National University of San
Pedro Sula)
Hugo Maldonado (Vice President of the Committee for the Defense of Human Rights, CODEH)
Efrain Aguilar (Leader of the Confederation of the Workers of Honduras, CUTH)
Angel Antonio Jiménez (Radio Uno; Movement of The National Resistance)
Venezuela : use of new media strategies and the role of the Radio Del Sur channel
Brazil : Grassroots labor media organizing and networking
CUT (Unified Workers’ Central)
MST (Landless Workers Movement)
Max Perez (Low Power Radio Coalition Of Immokalee Workers CIW)
Toya Fernandez (Use of Community Media and Labor)
How can you participate ?
The event will be broadcasted at the Mission Cultural Center in San Francisco. You can also ask questions,
comment and participate in the discussion on line, by means of live streaming on our website. Video and
audio feeds will be stored and available on line for future use.
This forum is part of and in conjuction with
LaborTech 2010 (
More information: info [at] or 415-724-4212.

We urge unions and other organizations, including independent media, to endorse the first such hemispheric
internet educational event, and to submit labor music videos by Friday 12/01.
Added to the calendar on Sunday Dec 5th, 2010 8:18 AM

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