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Women as Social Warriors on Nov. 9

Women as Social Warriors: Mujeres en Marcha
Tuesday, Nov 9, 2004, 6-9pm
College 9-10 Multi-purpose Room, UCSC
Please join students, faculty, community organizations, and labor unions in attending:

Women as Social Warriors: Mujeres en Marcha
Tuesday, Nov 9, 2004, 6-9pm
College 9-10 Multi-purpose Room, UCSC

These are the voices of women carving out their place in the labor movement and reenergizing it as they: demand fair working conditions at UCSC, engage in the statewide struggle for decent health care and benefits, and "feminize" the leadership of the Latin American banana worker unions.

Featuring Panelists:

Iris Mungía, founding Secretary of Women for the Coalition of Latin American Banana Unions and the Coalition of Honduran Banana Unions

Cristina Vazquez, UNITE HERE

Maria Elena Alcantar y Maria Padilla, Local #3299 AFSCME (UCSC)

… Community and student organizations

… Fair Trade café from C.A.N., Fair Trade arts and crafts, and homemade tamales from Local #3299 AFSCME members

… Spoken Word and art exhibits from the Caldo Colectivo Urbano

This event will have Spanish to English and English to Spanish translation available.

For more information, please call the CJTC at 459-5743.

Mission: The Women as Social Warriors project is a UC Santa Cruz student, staff, and faculty collaboration that spotlights Chicana and Latina
activists and artists challenging local, regional, cross-border and global injustices in their communities.

Center for Justice, Tolerance, and Community
For more information on upcoming events or CJTC research projects, please see our updated website: cjtc.ucsc.edu
phone: 831.459.1022
fax: 831.459.3125
email: jcjacobs (at) ucsc.edu

Mailing Address:
CJTC
UCSC, Merrill F.S.
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
 
 


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