JOIN US FOR A UNIQUE ONE-DAY EVENT WE WILL BE HOSTING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY’S LATIN AMERICAN & CARIBBEAN CENTER TITLED “OUR VOICES RESONATE: WOMEN AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN”
WHEN: Thursday, March 19, 2015
TIME: 9am – 4pm (day will be broken up into sessions) – free of charge
LOCATION: Florida International University Modesto A. Miadique Campus Grahm Center Ballrooms
The conference is free of charge and space is limited! Please click here to register for the conference and/or the Keynote Luncheon.
KEYNOTE LUNCHEON: 12-2pm – $50/person – deadline to register is Thursday, March 12th.
*Note: you do not need to attend the conference to join us for the Keynote Luncheon.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS: This conference will explore the evolving status of women in Latin America and the Caribbean by bringing together a group of iconic expers and activists from the hemisphere to share their experiences, challenges and successes in combatting human rights, gender violence, repression and social marginalization in democratic and non-democratic societies throughout the region.
Included among our distinguished guests are women such as, Berta Soler, Cuban activist and leader of the Ladies in White, Carmen Lomellin, US ambassador to the OAS, and Gloria Alvarez, Guatemalan political activist and radio host. For a complete breakdown of conference events and participants, click here.
These are important issues that unite and affect us all, so please join us in the conversation as we support these brave women to return to their respective countries and work toward positive change.
We look forward to seeing you on the 19th! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Karinna Alvarez (305) 484-0859.
Organized by the Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba and the Florida International University’s Latin American and Caribbean Center, with the support of the Cuban American National Foundation, the Ruth K. and Shepard Board Distinguished Lecture Series and Vaclav Have Institute for Human Rights and Diplomacy of FIU’s School of International and Public Affairs.