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Winter Speaker Tour with Elodia Castillo from Guatemala

Speaker: Elodia Castillo Vasquez and Roderico Y. Diaz

Elodia Castillo Vasquez, Maya Ch'orti' Indigenous authority and president of COMUNDICH in Guatemala, and Roderico Y. Díaz, indigenous Maya Kaqchikel photojournalist based in NC will present on: Recovering ancestral territory and rights under the threat of a militarized state; the current political situation and the effects of the recent state of siege in Guatemala; the fight for historical memory and justice after genocide in Guatemala; the effects of US policies Alliance for Prosperity and the “third safe country” agreement; how to take action in solidarity with grassroots communities in Latin America.

Date: February 21, 2020
Time: 1:00pm- 3:00pm
Address: FedEx Global Education Center Room 4003, 301 Pittsboro St. , Chapel Hill