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Ethical Solidarity: A Benefit for the Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala
Date Thursday April 11
Time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley http://www.bfuu.org
Event Type Fundraiser
Organizer/Author
The Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) works to build ethical international solidarity with indigenous civil and environmental rights activists. The need for ethical solidarity is critical following the recent death and kidnappings of indigenous environmental activists challenging Tahoe Resources, a U.S. based corporation. Jennifer Ristau's talk will explore how Guatemala's history of genocide and environmental degradation are intertwined and how to be an effective ally. The film Granito: How to Nail a Dictator goes into detail about some of the genocide survivors NISGUA accompanies.

The event, co-sponsored by the Social Justice Committee, benefits the Guatemala accompaniment program, which relies on community donations. More events and information at http://jenneristau.wix.com/solidarity

Suggested donation $8. No one turned away.
Wheelchair accessible.

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Added to the calendar on Sunday Mar 24th, 2013 9:18 PM
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Granito DescriptionJenne RistauTuesday Mar 26th, 2013 9:55 AM