Javier Sicilia's Caravan for Peace With Justice and Dignity
Miners Without Borders has the special honor of being a sponsor of Javier Sicilia's Caravan for Peace With Justice and Dignity to El Paso on Aug. 21, and in particular the event at UTEP, a community Encuentro (dialogue) at the Tomas Rivera center from 2:30-4:30 PM on that day. We are inviting you to that event. Please RSVP to David McKenney at email@example.com , if possible by Aug. 10. We will need help with guiding off campus guests to the room, so please tell David also if you can help. If you want more information on the Caravan, please consult this website: http://www.globalexchange.org/mexico/caravan http://www.globalexchange.org/mexico/caravan Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity
Javier Sicilia and Mexico’s
Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity will lead a caravan across the United States this summer, calling for an end to the drug war. The caravan will begin in San Diego this August and will visit two dozen U.S. cities on its way to Washington, DC.
Read Javier Sicilia's invitation urging you and U.S. organizations to take part in this historic caravan.
The Caravan -- led by victims of Mexico’s drug war who have transformed their losses into moral, courageous, and compassionate action -- will be joined by drug war victims north of the border who also seek peace and an end to the absurd and tragic consequences of drug prohibition.
Javier Sicilia, the poet whose son and a group of friends were smothered to death last year, has played a crucial role in building the movement for peace. He has engaged the media a