Upcoming Trips and Speaking Tours

Act in solidarity, and participate in one of these upcoming events.

Honduras Solidarity Delegation
March 13-20, 2010
Tour of Latin American Labor Leaders
March 15-30, 2010
Grupo Fenix Solar Culture Course in Nicaragua
July 10-18, 2010
Grupo Fenix Solar Culture Course in Nicaragua
July 10-18, 2010
Come to Nicaragua and engage your head, heart, and hands in the real work of developing countries. These hands-on courses allow you to be immersed in the daily life of rural Nicaraguans by living with host families and working alongside local community members to create their vision of a model community through renewable energy and sustainable practices. Discuss the theory behind solar energy and the challenges of development with your instructors and other course participants. Explore a beautiful country and its culture while learning about renewable energy and sustainable development in the field. Click here for more information.

Honduras Solidarity Delegation
March 13-20, 2010
On November 29, elections were carried out amidst de facto military rule in Honduras. For months the country has suffered media censorship, widespread human rights violations including, and brutal repression. International presence will be of utmost importance in the coming months. Meeting in Tegucigalpa or San Petro Sula, the group will hear from the popular resistance movement and human rights groups, visit political prisoners and threatened communities and document human rights abuses. This delegation is being organized by the Task Force on the Americas and led by Andres Conteris, who recently left the Brazilian Embassy in Honduras after accompanying President Zelaya for 5 months. Click here for more information.

Tour of Latin American Labor Leaders
March 15-30, 2010
The tour of the trade union leaders from five Latin-America countries (Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador) is coming to different cities across the US. Each leader will present about their country. After we will have discussions and an exchange of ideas on the issues that most affect the workers in all of our countries including health, economic crisis, education, the environment, etc., in hopes of enriching our knowledge and finding new solutions to the challenges confronting workers today. A list of tour locations and dates can be found below. Please email laborexchange@aol.com for more information.
March 15,16 New York City
March 17 Boston, MA
March 18 Washington, D.C.
March 19 Raleigh, N.C.
March 20 Pittsburgh, PA
March 21 Cleveland, OH
March 22 Toledo, OH
March 23 Detroit, MI
March 24 Chicago, IL
March 25, 26 Los Angeles, CA
March 27 San Diego, CA
March 28 San Francisco, CA
March 29 San Jose, CA
March 30 Oakland, CA