Toronto: Public Meeting with Activists and Intellectuals from Across Latin America
Rogers Communication Centre
Ryerson University, 80 Gould Street, Room 204
There are many exciting developments in Latin America - from the election of left-wing governments, to a tremendous increase in the influence of indigenous ideas and struggles, to the ongoing development of participatory democracy. Hear from leaders, activists and intellectuals from across Latin America about developments in their country.
Hugo Salvatierra, former Minister of Agriculture, Bolivia
Margarita Lopez Maya, Professor of History, Universidad Central de Venezuela
Miguel Soto, President of the Steelworkers Confederation of Chile
Soraia Soriano, representative of the MST (Landless Movement) in Brazil
Chayo, Indigenous leader from Oaxaca, Mexico
Mario Alberto Barrio from the National Association of Self-managed Workers (CTA) in Argentina Music by Marcelo Puente, Heather Chetwynd and Nano Valverde
This is the kick off to a conference. If you want to apply to register for the conference which will take place the following day, please go to www.ryerson.ca/socialjustice and click on application.
Sponsored by CAW Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy, Ryerson University