Monday, August 9, 2010

July 15 Event: Why Border Opposition?

Why Border Opposition: Broadening Political Perspectives at Dry River, July 15th 740 N. Main

Food! Music! Presentations!

Dinner @ 6pm

Presentations @ 6:30

O'odham Solidarity- Ofelia Rivas from O’odham VOICE Against the Wall will speak about the impact of the border on the O'odham people and culture as well as the new Abuse Documentation Project on the Tohono O'odham nation.

Resistance- All over the world borders are imposed on people as well as resisted. Hear an analysis on the political implications and learn about the worldwide resistance. See presentations from long-time No More Deaths volunteer and No Borders activist Geoffrey Boyce, local community organizer Luis Herrera, and videos on anti-border actions all over the world.

Legal Support- Many people from all over Arizona are now facing charges due to actions opposing border militarization and racist legislation: community support must go beyond attending rallies and marches. People from the Border Opposition Action Fund will speak about the potential of this resource for people acting against

Music from The Possibles @ 8pm

7-20 dollar donation requested (No one turned away).

All proceeds will go to O'odham VOICE Against the Wall and the Border Opposition Action Fund.

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