The conference has been scaled back. It is now a day of events on Saturday only. Amazing speakers all on the same day! Also happening that Friday and Saturday at Evergreen is the Pow Wow put on by the Native Student Alliance. Folks are encourage to check it out!
Saturday May 7th, Seminar 2 E1105, !
10:30- 11:00 Coffee and pastries.
11:00- 12:30 James Jordan: US prison industrial complex profiting from building inhumane prisons for political prisoners in Colombia.
12:30- 1:30 Lunch break.
1:30- 2:30 Panel on the decade of refounding. Updates on Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Venezuela.
2:45- 3:15 Videos from B Media Collective about the Venezuelan Social Movements.
3:30- 5:00 Key note: Eva Golinger on the revelations of Wikileaks, US corporate media lies and Venezuela.
LATER in the Evening!
7:00- 9:00 Cocktail Party at the Olympia Hotel Lobby. Videos, Music, Speakers and Socializing. A Benefit for Media Island. $5-10
Accommodation for housing will be arranged from our end; we just need an RSVP along with any specific housing requests e.g. bed requirements, allergic needs, etc. Please register by going to the link above to fill out your registration form. This will be crucial for us to generate a conference program that pays close attention to the needs and ideas of all those who will be attending regarding workshops and presentations. In addition figuring out time logistics as to when people will be arriving/departing and specifics about accommodation and food preferences are also important factors to make sure that your stay in Olympia will be awesome! We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Please submit workshop proposals to
firstname.lastname@example.org by March 19th
We welcome all proposals your group has envisioned for this conference.
We would sincerely appreciate any suggestions you or your group has about how we can structure this two-day event. Any proposals for workshops, panels or skill shares need to be submitted by March 19th.
Mark your calendars tentatively for Friday, May 6- Sunday, May 8. Again the conference will be held at the Evergreen State College in Olympia WA. We will begin having conference calls planning this beginning soon. Organizations and individuals wishing to be part of the planning process and attend this year should e-mail latinamericansolidarity (at) gmail.com.
This year’s conference, the third consecutive, promises to be much better then last year’s. We are coming back together stronger, smarter, more collaborative and more organized.