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Resisting the Right-Wing Offensive in El Salvador: Lessons from Popular Resistance Movements
Date Wednesday November 01
Time 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details
Mission Campus, City College at 1125 Valencia (near 22nd St.) in room 107
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorAllan Fisher
Right-wing power is on the rise world-wide. Come hear from a Salvadoran social movement leader about their successful decades-long struggle to oust the right-wing. How did they do it?What are the lessons we can learn from their organizing? What challenges does the country face today in the ongoing struggle for social and economic justice?

Join Bay Area CISPES to welcome Norma Ramos, coordinator of El Salvador’s Popular Resistance Movement (MPR-12).

Date: Wednesday, November 1

Time: 5:00-7:00pm

Place: City College Mission Campus (1125 Valencia) Room 107

Spanish-English interpretation provided

Come hear about:

• How environmental defenders in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala are teaming up to build regional resistance to militarization and transnational corporations

• The social movement’s role in transforming El Salvador from below and what’s at stake in the upcoming elections in 2018 and 2019

• How the extreme right is trying to destabilize El Salvador to retake power - andwhat the US Embassy is doing to help them

• How you can be part of the struggle!

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Resistiendo la Ofensiva de la Derecha: Lecciones de las organizaciones populares de El Salvador

El Comité en Solidaridad con el Pueblo de El Salvador del Área del Bahía(CISPES) le invita a una charla con Norma Ramos, coordinadora del Movimiento Popular de Resistencia (MPR-12) de El Salvador.

Fecha: 1 de noviembre (miércoles)

Hora: 5:00-7:00pm

Lugar: City College Mission Campus (1125 Valencia) Room 107

Entérese de:

• Cómo los defensores del medioambiente en El Salvador, Honduras, y Guatemala están uniéndose para fortalecer la resistencia regional a la militarización y las corporaciones transnacionales.

• El papel del movimiento social en la lucha por el cambio El Salvador y lo que está en juego en las próximas elecciones de 2018 y de 2019.

• Cómo la extrema derecha está intentando desestabilizar El Salvador para retomar el poder - y cómo la Embajada de EEUU les ayuda en esta tarea.

• ¡Qué puede hacer usted para ser parte de la lucha!

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¡Les esperamos el miércoles!
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