NISGUA 2010 Tour, Tucson

TUCSON, ARIZONA, FEBRUARY/FEBRERO 14-15Meeting with Tierra y Libertad Organización youth leadersWatching clip from "Business of Gold" documentaryReunión con Organización Tierra y Libertad líderes de la juventudViendo corte del documental "Negocio del Oro"Leaders from South America, all the first of their communities to go to university.Líderes de suramérica, tod@s los primeros [...]

2020-01-01T21:21:39+00:00March 25th, 2010|Cross-Border Organizing, Tour|

NISGUA 2010 Tour, Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY/FEBRERO 16-19CARECEN Labor Center"If there is mining in Guatemala and deportations in the US,then where does that leave us?"A group of Mexican, Central American and West African day laborers waiting for jobs streetside in Los Angeles, came to the center for the free food and presentation. After [...]

2020-01-01T21:22:35+00:00March 25th, 2010|Cross-Border Organizing, Tour|

NISGUA 2010 Tour, Bay Area, California

SACRAMENTO/SAN FRANCISCO/OAKLAND, CALIFORNIAFEBRUARY/FEBRERO 20-26Sacramento PresentationPresentación SacramentoPresentation with POWER (People Organizing to Win Economic Rights) NISGUA Executive Director Luz Guerra seated leftSunrise Restaurant, Mission District, San FranciscoPanel on Mining with Pascual, CISPES, Flavio Santi (Ecuador) and NISGUAFrom left, Bridget, co-presenter Flavio Santi (Quechua/Shuar indigenous leader),Pascual and Luz Guerra, NISGUA Executive DirectorDesde [...]

2020-01-01T21:22:51+00:00March 25th, 2010|Cross-Border Organizing, Tour|

NISGUA 2010 Tour, Portland, Oregon

PORTLAND/EUGENE, OREGON FEBRUARY/FEBRERO 26-28Portland Central America Solidarity Committee/PCASC eventat Musician's Union HallMarco Mejía, Moderator and Pascual presentingPhoto by/Foto por: Douglas Yarrow Portland Comité de Solidaridad con Centroamerica (PCASC) eventoen Salón del Sindicato de MúsicosMarco Mejía, moderador y Pascual presentandoMt. Hood Community College Ethnic DancersPhoto by/Foto por: Douglas Yarrow Bailadores Étnicas [...]

2020-01-01T21:23:24+00:00March 25th, 2010|Cross-Border Organizing, Tour|

NISGUA 2010 Tour, Seattle, Washington

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, MARCH/MARZO 1-5Having some tourist fun with one of our most committed activists,Kaaren Johnson from Unitarian Universalist Central America Network/UUCANDivirtiendonos como turistas con una de nuestras activistas más comprometidas, Kaaren Johnson de la Red Uniteria Universalista con Centroamérica/UUCANOlympia, WashingtonPresentation at Evergreen CollegeOlympia, Washington Presentación en Universidad EvergreenA typical day [...]

2020-01-01T21:23:33+00:00March 25th, 2010|Cross-Border Organizing, Tour|

Leaving Tucson, flying to L.A.

Great few days in Tucson, where we had the opportunity to see several former accompaniers, meet Guatemalans in the area and make new connections. Upon arrival we headed straight to a meeting with youth from the Tierra y Libertad Organization (TYLO). The conversation was animated with the group of university [...]

2020-01-01T21:24:03+00:00February 18th, 2010|Cross-Border Organizing, Tour|

Starting the tour

After some migration and customs glitches at Houston airport on Wednesday and no minutes to spare --plus a very funny golf cart driver who made all the difference-- we made our flight to Albuquerque. We are being very kindly taken care of by former accompanier Renee and her partner John. [...]

2017-11-14T20:51:14+00:00February 12th, 2010|Tour|