[evoz] Cafe Simpatico January 15

Cafe Simpatico: January 15: 7:30 pm Guatemala: Human Rights Update with Carmen Miranda Barrios and Wendy Mendez Join us for this exciting event! Wendy Mendez is a human rights defender, founder of the grassroots organization HIJOS Guatemala (sons and daughters of the disappeared), and petitioner before the Inter American Human RIghts Courts in the Military Diary Case. Carmen Miranda-Barrios is from San Marcos, Guatemala. Came to Canada in the early 90s and landed in Halifax, N. S. Made her way from east to west with the goal of finding other Guatemalan exiles who were living in Vancouver and joined the Women group "Nuestra Voz" and worked with Canadian and Guatemalan women to raise funds to send to women grassroots groups back home. She is also a member of the BC CASA volunteer group that promotes and sells Café Justicia to support the Campesino Community of the Highlands (CCDA) struggle for their right to land, health and the common good. Through the years, Carmen manage to go back to school and finished her doctoral degree at the University of British Columbia with a speciality in Diaspora, Media and Exile. She has taught Spanish language courses at UBC, Douglas College and currently teaches a course on Global Indigenous Perspectives in Langara College. Carmen is... also part of the bilingual radio show and alternative media collective that produces America Latina al Dia, on 100.5 fm every Saturday on Vancouver Cooperative Radio. Join us for this event at: Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/97281797888 Meeting ID: 972 8179 7888 One tap mobile +16699006833,,97281797888# US (San Jose) +19294362866,,97281797888# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) Meeting ID: 972 8179 7888 Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aZDYEDlrN Delete & Prev | Unread & Prev | Unread & Next | Delete & Next

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