GSN MONDAY MAILER MAY 25 2015
GSN Membership meeting at LASA will be from 6:00–7:45pm on Friday May 29 in Conference Room 6 at the Caribe Hilton
- A FEW LINKS
- INTERESTING ANALYSIS OF RECENT PROTESTS IN GUATEMALA FROM GSN’ER SERGIO PALENCIA
- GHRC DELEGATION to Guatemala – Defensoras: Women defending land, justice and human rights
- SEE ATTACHED FLYER FOR THE CONGRESO DE ESTUDIOS MAYAS COMING IN JULY
- EXPERT WITNESS HELP NEEDED FOR CASE REGARDING COMMUNITY VIOLENCE IN TODOS SANTOS
- SAD NEWS FROM THE PRENSA LIBRE CONCERNING THE THEFT OF COLONIAL ART IN GUATEMALA
Delegation to Guatemala – Defensoras: Women defending land, justice and human rights
Are you interested and passionate about Guatemala but have never had the opportunity to travel to Guatemala and meet directly with women leading the struggle for human rights?
Now's your chance! The Guatemala Human Rights Commission/USA is currently accepting applications for our annual open delegation to Guatemala, which will take place August 1–9, 2015:GHRC’s August delegation will meet with leaders who have been on the front lines of struggles to defend land and the environment, promote women’s rights, and push for justice for crimes of the past. We will speak with a diverse group of women, including representatives of civil society, survivors of violence and community leaders.This delegation is open to the general public. Anyone is welcome to apply; in the past, students, professors, religious leaders, lawyers, congressional staffers, and activists have participated.The cost is $1,200 and includes: eight nights at a hotel, three meals a day for seven days, transportation in Guatemala, and translation. Limited scholarships are available, and payment plans can be arranged. Two GHRC staff members will lead the trip. The cost does not cover travel to and from Guatemala or travel insurance.
Estimados(as) señores(as) miembros de la
Comisión del XI CEM:
Con un cordial saludo, les envío el arte final de la invitación del XI CEM, (anverso y reverso), para que puedan compartirla con sus contactos.
Instituto de Lingüística e Interculturalidad
Universidad Rafael Landívar
Thomas A. Offit Ph.D.
Department of Anthropology