[act-ma] 4/3/10 Bill Fletcher & Modesto Ruiz on Race in a Changing Latin America (Saturday, noon, JP Branch Library)
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Wed Mar 17 22:08:28 PDT 2010
RACE IN A CHANGING LATIN AMERICA
SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 2010, 12 - 2 PM, JAMAICA PLAIN BRANCH PUBLIC LIBRARY
In this conversation our speakers will consider race and Venezuela’s
21st Century socialism. They will be joined by community leaders and
activists in a spirited 2-hour meeting that will include a light
refreshments and Venezuelan cuisine.
Modesto Ruiz Espinoza
The Honorable Modesto Ruiz Espinoza is an Venezuelan legislator of
African heritage. He is President of the Sub-Committee for
Legislation, Participation, Rights and Duties of Afro- Venezuelans and
co-author of the Bill Against Racial Discrimination and other Related
Forms of Intolerance.
Bill is co-author of Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor
and a New Path toward Social Justice. He is past Education Director of
the AFL-CIO, SEIU Field Services Director, & President/CEO of
TRANSAFRICA. He is the Director of Field Services & Education of the
American Federation of Government Employees.
The event is free and open to the public. The branch library is at: 12
Sedgwick Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. Please call 617-482-6300 or
e-mail info at massglobalaction.org for more information.
download the flyer here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1042836/flyer-2010-04-03.2.pdf
directions and transportation: http://www.bpl.org/branches/jamaica.htm
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