Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Brooklyn, 4/15: Forum on Haiti

Discuss how the progressive community can express solidarity with the Haitian people.

Thursday, April 15th, 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
53 Prospect Park West at 2nd Street
Park Slope, Brooklyn

(#2 or #3 train to Grand Army Plaza)
Contributions appreciated

"Images of the Earthquake"
Tequila Minsky, photo-journalist who was in Port-au-Prince when the earthquake struck

"The Latin American Response"
Dr. Luther Castillo, Honduran graduate of the Latin America Medical School in Havana who is in the coordination of the Cuban medical team in Haiti

"The U.S. Response"
David L. Wilson, co-editor of Weekly News Update on the Americas and co-author of The Politics of Immigration

"The Haitian Response"
Bazelais Jean-Baptiste, Seeds for Haiti and Mouvman Peyizan Papay (Papaye Peasant Movement), and
Marie Yoleine Gateau of NEGES Foundation, a community project to rebuild LĂ©ogane, the epicenter of the earthquake

Organized by the Latin America Committee of Brooklyn For Peace
For more information: bfp@brooklynpeace.org

1 comment:

US Immigration said...

We can show and express our solidarity with the Haitian people through prayer if not on material things each day of our lives. But if we can afford to donate or help the humanitarian relief that is wonderful.