Search for Justice in Guatemala: film screening and discussion

Nov 26, 2014
Mayan offering
Offering in Guatemala: justice requires a holistic approachCredit: Johanna Schalkwyk

Join Inter Pares and the First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa's Social Justice Working Group at this special event, Search for Justice in Guatemala: Violence against women, armed conflict, and the actions of a Canadian mining company.

Program

  • See photo highlights from Board Member Bill van Iterson's travels to Guatemala as part of Inter Pares' Solidarity Tour
  • Watch a 30-minute film about community resistance to violence against women, during the country's civil war and recent conflict in mining-affected communities
  • Learn about the context through a short presentation by Latin America program manager Guillaume Charbonneau
  • Discuss how Canadians can support and promote social justice overseas

We hope that you will be able to join us. Feel free to share this event and bring friends.