Event Title

Sowing Struggle: Urban and Rural Social Movements in Tlaxcala, Mexico

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Description

With 20 years of experience constructing autonomy and resisting free trade, Luz Rivera Martinez is one of Mexico's most inspiring grassroots organizers. She established the Consejo Nacional Urbano Campesino (CNUC, National Urban and Peasant Council in Tlaxcala) to resist NAFTA and works tirelessly to demand government accountability, defend family farms, and build inspiring, community-based health, education, and infrastructure projects. Luz's presentation will speak to those interested in women's, peasant, and labor movements.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

30-11-2011 12:00 PM

End Date

30-11-2011 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

NAFTA, CNUC, Consejo Nacional Urbano Campesino

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Nov 30th, 12:00 PM Nov 30th, 1:15 PM

Sowing Struggle: Urban and Rural Social Movements in Tlaxcala, Mexico

Fairhaven College Auditorium

With 20 years of experience constructing autonomy and resisting free trade, Luz Rivera Martinez is one of Mexico's most inspiring grassroots organizers. She established the Consejo Nacional Urbano Campesino (CNUC, National Urban and Peasant Council in Tlaxcala) to resist NAFTA and works tirelessly to demand government accountability, defend family farms, and build inspiring, community-based health, education, and infrastructure projects. Luz's presentation will speak to those interested in women's, peasant, and labor movements.