Speaking Tours

Upcoming Tours

Walking with Subjects of History

11/28/2016 - 12/09/2016
California, Oregon, & Washington

"Walking with Subjects of History:
Accompanying Indigenous peoples’ struggle for autonomy
and human rights in Chiapas, Mexico
with Luisella Preciado, attorney with the 

Resistance in Tlaxcala, Mexico: Popular Struggles Against Capitalism

11/28/2016 - 12/09/2016
New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts

"Resistance in Tlaxcala, Mexico: Popular struggles against capitalism"

Luz rivera Martinez, 20 years of experience organizing
and resisting genetically modified corn with the 
Consejo Nacional Urbano y Campesino

Past Tours

Walking with Subjects of History

03/28/2016 - 04/09/2016
Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota

"Walking with Subjects of History:
Accompanying Indigenous peoples’ struggle for autonomy and human rights in Chiapas, Mexico
with Irma Ilsy Vásquez Cardenas, attorney with the 
Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center

Resistance in Tlaxcala, Mexico: Popular Struggles Against Capitalism

02/15/2016 - 02/26/2016
MD, Washington DC, VA, NC

Our featured speaker is Luz Rivera, who will present on popular resistance to neoliberal capitalism in one of Mexico's smallest states, Tlaxcala. Luz has 20 years of experience constructing autonomy, organizing outside the electoral system, and resisting genetically modified corn while protecting millennia-old varieties. Luz is an amazingly inspiring speaker with a wealth of experience and her talk will have important lessons for anyone interested in human rights, women's, peasant, and labor movements.

Housing is a Human Right! The dignified fight for homes in Mexico City

02/01/2016 - 02/13/2016
New York, NYC, & New England
Join Luis Saracho de María y Campos as he discusses his work with the Unión de Vecinos y Damnificados 19 de Septiembre (UVyD 19), a neighborhood organization that arose from the necessity to build tenant power to recuperate destroyed housing from the infamous September 19th, 1985 earthquake in Mexico City. UVyD 19 continues to organize to defend their human right to housing. Like many neighborhoods in the largest cities in the US, UVyD 19 resides in neighborhoods that face heavy gentrification. Discover how Mexico City tenants organize people power to fight eviction and displacement.

Maiz y el Pais: Political Violence in Mexico and Corn's Lessons for Justice

11/02/2015 - 11/13/2015
WA, ID, OR

Luz Rivera will speak State-sponsored political violence in Mexico and how corn is a symbol for autonomy and the dignified struggle for a better world. Luz has 20 years of experience constructing autonomy, organizing outside the electoral system, and resisting genetically modified corn while protecting millennia-old varieties.

Housing is a Human Right! The dignified fight for homes in Mexico City and beyond

10/12/2015 - 10/23/2015
California

Our featured speaker is Enrique Reynoso of Mexico City's Organización Popular Francisco Villa de Izquierda Independiente (OPFVII), also known as “Los Panchos.” The Panchos bring together tens of thousands of people who occupy land and build thriving, autonomous communities in the heart of one of the world's grittiest cities. They do this without allying with any political party and by going beyond narrow housing demands to promote urban self-government, community safety, and autonomous education, culture, and health.