We are excited to announce that NISGUA’s 2015 speaking tour will feature the Diocesan Committee in Defense of Nature (CODIDENA) – the grassroots organizers behind widespread opposition to Tahoe Resources’ mine in Guatemala. The two-week tour begins October 12 in Reno, Nevada and will travel through Midwest and the Northeast before ending in Boston on October 26.
CODIDENA leader Llan Carlos Dávila will talk about efforts to peacefully halt the development of Tahoe Resources’ Escobal silver mine through popular education, grass-roots base building and the organization of six municipal referenda. Llan Carlos will also detail the ongoing threats he and other CODIDENA leaders face due to their efforts to stop Tahoe’s expansion in the region.
Visit our event page on Facebook or follow @NISGUA_Guate on twitter for live tour updates. We hope you can join us!

FULL ITINERARY OF PUBLIC EVENTS — MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW:

 

RENO, NV: MONDAY, OCTOBER 12
Hosted by: PLAN Nevada and Reno Justice Coalition

12:00-1:00PM
Rally @ the Reno Arch Downtown

6:00-8:30PM
Community Event with Dr. Debra Harry
Joe Crowley Student Union
1664 N Virginia St
Reno, NV

CHICAGO, IL: OCTOBER 13-15
Hosted by: Chicago Religious Leadership Network and Northwestern University

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14

9:40-11:10 AM
Public Presentation
De Paul University – Arts and Letters Hall, Room 209
2315 N Kenmore
Chicago, IL

2:15-3:45 PM
Public Presentation
Collaboratory for Urban and Intercultural Learning
North Park University – Caroline Hall
3225 W. Foster
Chicago, IL

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15:

7:00-8:30 PM
Public Presentation
Buffett Institute for Global Studies
Northwestern University
1902 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

BAD RIVER RESERVATION: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16
Hosted by: Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe

Community exchange
Afternoon/Evening
TBD

TWIN CITIES, MN: OCTOBER 18-19
Hosted by: The Lakes Area Group Organizing Solidarity for Guatemala (LAGOS)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18

9:30-10:30am
Church Forum
First Unitarian Society
900 Mt. Curve Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

12:45-1:45pm
Public Presentation
Mayflower Church
106 E Diamond Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN

6:00-8:00pm
Community Event
Gandhi Mahal
3009 27th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN

Monday, OCTOBER 19

10:30-11:30
Community Event
CENTRO
1915 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

12:00-1:00pm
Public Presentation
Macalester College
Carnagie Room 304
St. Paul, MN

LA CROSSE/VIROQUA, WI: OCTOBER 20
Hosted by: University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20

4:00-5:30pm
Public Presentation
Hall of Nations
University of Wisconsin La Crosse
La Crosse, WI

NEW YORK, NY: OCTOBER 22-23
Hosted by: Local GAP Former Accompaniers and NISGUA supporters

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22

6:00-8:00
Community Event — LIVE STREAM on CUNY TV
CUNY Graduate Center — Segal Theatre
365 5th Avenue, NYC
Co-sponsored by Skylight Pictures

BOSTON & PROVIDENCE: OCTOBER 25 – 26

Hosted by: Needham Congregational Church & GAP Former Accompaniers 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25

1:00-3:00
Community Event
Bell Street Chapel
5 Bell Street
Providence, RI

6:30-8:30pm
Community Event
Needham Congregational Church
1154 Great Plain Avenue
Needham, MA

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26

6:00-8:00pm
Public Presentation
Hosted by the Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy
400 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA