Thursday, May 26, 2016

Moises Gomez: Dangerous Journeys; US Sponsored Border Militarization June 2, 7 pm

The Seattle chapter of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador will be hosting Moíses Gómez from El Salvador.

Please join us Thursday, June 2 at 7:00 PM for a community presentation on border militarization featuring Moíses Gómez along with panelists from Northwest Detention Center Resistance and Casa Latina Workers Defense Council!

See below for details. Please share this message with your networks! Thank you!

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What:  Dangerous Journeys: How US-Sponsored Border Militarization in Meso-America is Fueling a Human Rights Crisis

When:  Thursday, June 2nd, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Where:  Casa Latina, 317 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

Seattle CISPES will be hosting Moíses Gómez in conversation with NWDC Resistance, Casa Latina's Workers Defense Council, and other area migrant justice groups, on the root causes of forced migration and the impact of US-sponsored border militarization on the region. Come learn how Salvadoran and Seattle groups are resisting detention, deportation, and militarization, and join the fight for the lives and rights of migrants!

Mr. Gómez is a professor and researcher on the Multi-Disciplinary Migration Team at the Central American University (UCA) in San Salvador, where he focuses on the experiences of deported day laborers and "the gaps that exist in the institutions that attend to migrants that have been forcibly displaced by violence.”

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