Sowing Struggle: Social Movements and the Future of Corn in Tlaxcala, Mexico

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Type:
Lecture
Start:
September 19, 2013 6:15 pm
End:
September 19, 2013 8:00 pm
Venue:
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003
Phone:
+1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC, 27516, United States
Luz Rivera Martinez

Luz Rivera Martinez, co-founder and lead organizer of Consejo Nacional Urbano Campesino (CNUC) will speak about her 20 years of experience in women’s, peasant and labor movements and her efforts to demand government accountability, defend family farms and to resist the use of GMO seeds. She will also shed light on her involvement in build inspiring, community-based autonomous projects. She will be accompanied by Stuart Schussler of the Mexico Solidarity Network.

This event is sponsored by the UNC School of Law Human Rights Policy Seminar, the UNC Institute for the Study of the Americas and the UNC Center for Global Initiatives.

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