Members of this list might be interested in this event
this Sat. at St. Joan of Arc in recognition of
International Human Rights Day.
December 10, 2005 - International Human Rights Day
Forum / Organizing on Righting Human Wrongs
Where are US tax dollars really going?
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 10th
TIME: 5:30 - 8:30
WHERE : St. Joan of Arc's
4537 3rd Ave. So. Minneapolis, MN
WHAT: A panel of speakers
followed by workshops on
HOW to organize around Human Rights violations,
locally and internationa. .
. And where are they needed?
* Audrey Thayer: organizer and member of the White
Earth Reservation, works
with the Minnesota ACLU as part of the Greater
Minnesota Racial Justice
* Father Campo Elías: from Colombia, is the former
director of the Social
Ministries office of the Diocese in Putumayo,
Colombia. He is in the US on
asylum due to threats on his life.
* Keith Ellison: State Representative for District 58B
and a strong voice in
favor of basic Human Rights, from North
Minneapolis to hurricane
survivors in New Orleans.
* Gerardo Cajamarca: also in exile in the US, a former
SINALTRAINAL (Coca- Cola union in
Colombia), currently works
on the Steelworker's Global Justice Campaign.
Enjoy pre-panel performance by: Danza Mexica
Jack Nelson Pallmeyer is an Assistant Professor of
Peace Studies at the University of St.Thomas will be
host for the evening,
connecting the dots between local and international
Human Rights, as
presented by the speakers on the panel.
and the talent of local Spoken-Word Artists!
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