Housing and Land Rights: Lessons Learned and Next Steps

Workshop Information
Event Date: 
Thu, 06/24/2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Cobo Hall: D2-14
Full Description: 

The workshop will link international movements for land and housing with efforts within the United States. Hear what has been happening in Miami, New Orleans, Argentina, South Africa and beyond. We'll provide space for a discussion of what type of support is needed in these struggles and what roles those attending the workshop may be able to play. Additionally, we'll discuss the need for horizontal, transnational relationships between grassroots organizations and movement support organizations.

Also, we'll show a clip regarding the current land struggle in South Africa with words from Wendy Pekeur of Sikule Sonke in the Western Cape.

Panelists:
Cesare Ottolini, Coordinator, International Alliance of Inhabitants
Cacha Cena, land rights activist from Tandil, Argentina
Andrea Oliva, activist and ally from Tandil, Argentina
Max Rameau, Take Back the Land, Miami

Moderator: Anjana Samant, Center for Constitutional Rights

Organizer Name: 
Laura Raymond
Organizer Email: 
lraymond@ccrjustice.org
First Sponsoring Organization Name: 
Center for Constitutitonal Rights
Language(s): 
English
Tracks: 
Displacement, Migration and Immigration
Strategies for Building Power & Ensuring Community Needs (housing, education, jobs, clean air…)
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