Central American Studies

Central American Studies Events

Gene Lefebvre, Co-Founder of No More Deaths

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

No More Deaths

No More Deaths is a humanitarian organization dedicated to stepping up efforts to stop the deaths of migrants in the desert and to achieving comprehensive immigration reform. Gene Lefebvre is a Presbyterian minister who has been involved in several social justice issues: civil rights, peace, LGBT, Read more

Resistencia: The Fight for the Aguan Valley

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 11:00am

Resistencia: The Fight for the Aguan Valley

A film by Jesse Freeston.  "Remarkable" - Tariq Ali. "Powerful" - Laura Flanders. "Gripping" - The Nation. "Illustrates the urgency and possible beauty of struggles for justice in our era." - Stefan Christoff. Th Read more

Indigenous Resistance Day - Alternatives to Build the Good Life

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Indigenous Resistance Day

Aura Lolita Chávez Ixcaquic, Coordinación del Consejo de Pueblos K'iches's-CPK-Guetemala; Arcenio López, Executive Director, Proyecto Mixteco-Indigena-Oxnard; Policarpo Chaj, Maya Vision, Los Angeles; Jesús Sosa Calvo, Master of alebrijes, San Martín Tilcajete, Oaxaxa; Alejandra Conde, Xti' Artisan, Los Angeles; Ricardo Hernandez, Xti' Artisan, Los Angeles. Read more