ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN GUATEMALA
The Chico Mendes Project
Presenter: Jorge Armando López Pocol
Guatemalan community activist and founder of the Chico Mendes Reforestation Project in Pachaj, a Maya K’iche’ village in Guatemala
Please join Jorge Armando López Pocol to learn about Chico Mendes Reforestation Project and also the environmental crisis in Central America created by civil war, international free trade agreements, and continued social repression. This presentation is a part of a speaking tour that will serve to garner financial support for the project through donations and honorariums and outreach to potential Spanish language school students and volunteers.
TUESDAY FEB 10th 2015, 4:30pm
Thomson Hall 101
Sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, CHID Comparative History of Ideas Program, Department of American Indian Studies, UW College of the Environment