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Border Politics from Above and Below

Date and Time

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location

  • Mackinac Hall » BLL110 - Caseroom

Description

 

                                   The Mexico Solidarity Network presents:

Border Politics from Above & Below: 

Organizing for Justice in Spite of Elections

with Macrina Cárdenas de Alarcón and Tony Nelson

Border Politics

Macrina Cárdenas de Alarcón

 

Connections between violence on Mexico’s border and:

·         free trade agreements

·         maquiladoras

·         the US-funded Merida Initiative

·          femicides

 

Macrina Cárdenas de Alarcón was formerly the Mexico Solidarity Network’s Legislative Coordinator in DC. She has spent the past five years aiding deportees and doing grassroots organizing in Tijuana with La Casa del Migrante.

 

mexicosolidarity.org

 

Sponsored by: Latin American Studies, CLAS, Modern Languages & Literatures, and The Padnos International Center

Contact

Zulema Moret moretz@gvsu.edu

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