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Border Politics from Above and Below: Organizing for Justice In Spite Of Elections

Thursday, March 22, 2012
12:00 AM
Central Student Government Chambers, Michigan Union

Come hear Macrina Cardenas de Alarcon,a community activist and educator from Tijuana, Mexico, with the Mexico Solidarity Network's speaking tour. Macrina will discuss the reasons behind increasing violence along the US-Mexico border, including international arms traffic, reliance on a maquiladora economy, and US military aid. Macrina is the former Legislative Coordinator for the Mexico Solidarity Network in Washington, DC, and she will draw on her four years of experience working as a community activist and educator in Tijuana with the Casa del Migrante. Hosted by the Latinos Student Organization and the Latino/a Studies Program