[act-ma] Fwd: please foreward widely--Join CISPES labor delegation to El Salvador April 28- May 4

Boston CISPES boston at cispes.org
Fri Mar 8 15:56:44 PST 2013

Activists in unions, and others with an interst in labor and workplace  
issues are invited to join the delegation.

An info sheet and flyer are attached

Objectives of the delegation are:
•	Show international support for the Salvadoran labor movement in  
their struggle to stop a sweeping privatization measure that threatens  
El Salvador’s remaining public utilities and industries.

•	Build relationships between unions in El Salvador and the US in  
their shared struggle to create a just economy.

•	Educate ourselves about the economic and political forces that have  
resulted in over 2.5 million people – nearly 1/3 of the entire  
population - emigrating from El Salvador and what this means for  
workers in the US.

The overall schedule of the delegation is:

Sunday, 4/28  orientation
Monday, & Tuesday 4/29 & 30 meetings with union allies
Wednesday, 5/1 May Day march
Thursday  5/2 lobbying Salvadoran officials
Friday, 5/3 delegation press-conference
Saturday 5/4  return home

Spanish facility is not required.  Boston CISPES will help with  
fundraising for delegation expenses.

Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador
2161 Mass Ave Cambridge 02140
http://www.cispes.org/ | http://www.cispes30years.org/
Twitter: @BostonCISPES
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