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Seattle Events Featuring Environmental Justice Activists Berta Cáceres and Miriam Miranda

Berta Cáceres

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Miriam Miranda

Seattle welcomes two globally renowned environmental justice leaders: Berta Cáceres, winner of the 2015 Goldman Prize, the world’s largest environmental prize, and Miriam Miranda, winner of the 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize. Please join us at one or more of the events below to learn from these incredible women about how they have fought—and won—to defend the rights and natural resources of indigenous peoples in Honduras, and persevered despite death threats, false arrests and kidnapping.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday November 15
Join Honduran Resistance Leaders and Film-maker Jesse Freeston for a Film Screening and Q&A: “Resistencia: The Fight for the Aguan Valley”
7:00 to 9:30pm
Grand Illusion Cinema
1403 NE 50th St.
Seattle
$10 at the door

Monday November 16
Supporting Environmental Justice: How Donors Can Be Effective Allies to Grassroots Movements
12:00 to 2:00pm
The Dovetail Room at Galvanize
111 S. Jackson Street
Seattle
$15/$10 for members of Global Donors Exchange, Pangea Giving, and Galvanize (lunch provided)
To register click here

Indigenous Environmental Activism in Central America: A Conversation with Award-Winning Activists
3:30 to 5:00 pm
University of Washington
Jackson School of Int’l Studies
Thomson Hall, Room 317
Open to the public

Discussion: The Way Forward in Central America: Indigenous Rights, Land and Resource Rights, and Grassroots Activism (in Spanish only)
6:00 to 7:30 pm
El Centro de la Raza
2524 16th Avenue South
Open to the public

 

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