Veronica Leyva Lecture

Fri Feb 4, 2011 12:15PM - 1:30PM

The Mexico Solidarity Network Presents:

Ciudad Juarez: the definitive neoliberal city with Verónica Leyva


Verónica Leyva is a grassroots organizer in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.  She spent ten years working in the maquiladora industry, and has been organizing in her community for fifteen years conducting workshops on worker's and women's rights.

Verónica Leyva Lecture:

Friday, February 4

12:15 p.m.

Eck Visitors Center Auditorium

(Light reception 11:30 a.m.)



Please join us

Friday, February 4

3:00 p.m.

Geddes Hall Coffeehouse

for an informal discussion

over coffee with

Verónica Leyva


Grassroots organizing in response to:

 • Drug Trafficking

• Gendered Violence

• the Merida Initiative

• Maquiladoras


Sponsored by the Migrants’ Transnational Civic Engagement and Political Participation in the Americas Working Group, Center for Social Concerns, Gender Studies, Institute for Latino Studies, Poverty Studies, and Kellogg Institute for International Studies

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