Tag: Santa Cruz

Sofia Painiqueo Visits the Resource Center to share her story as a Mapuche Activist

Sofia Painiqueo, a singer, leader, and rights advocate of the Mapuche people in Chile, came to talk to the Santa Cruz community this Monday here at the Resource Center for Nonviolence. The talk was graciously hosted and translated by the Center’s own Bernardita García-Jiménez and fellow activist Yolanda Provoste-Fuentes. Sofia started and ended the gathering…
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What is the Poor People’s Campaign–and why should I be part of it?

“I choose to identify with the underprivileged. I choose to identify with the poor. I choose to give my life for the hungry. I choose to give my life for those who have been left out… This is the way I’m going.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Beginning of the Poor People’s Campaign…
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Bassam Aramin & Elik Elhanan: Palestinian and Israeli Combatants for Peace

Update 2/12/08: You can now listen to the whole program, available for free download from Indybay.org/santacruz. Please Click Here to visit the Indybay article which contains the evening divided into 9 MP3’s of all the speakers numbered and presented in order of how they spoke. Special West Coast Speaking tour appearance in Santa Cruz! Wednesday…
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