Talk by Alberta Cariño Trujillo on local struggles and food sovereignty in latin America
at Seomra Spraoi, Wednesday 22nd April, 7pm
Food served 7 to 8pm, followed by talk at 8pm, with questions and answers and discussion afterwards.
Suggested donation for food €3 /more/less as you can afford.
Alberta Cariño Trujillo is a Mixtec woman from Oaxaca who works in CACTUS (Centre of Community Support Working Together), a Mixtec peasant organisation which is part of MAIZ (Agrarian Zapatista Indigenous Movement) and of the broader coalition “No Maize, No Country”. This organisation has extensive work in the area of food sovereignty, promoting sowing for local consumption and local barter, community water management, soil conservation, women's productive collectives, etc. They run an Agrarian School, Ricardo Flores Magón, which has as its mission to recover traditional and autonomous alimentary systems. CACTUS also advocates gender equality issues.
Seomra Spraoi - autonomous social centre in Dublin
Seomra Spraoi is an autonomous social centre in Dublin city centre. It is run by a non-hierarchical collective on a not-for-profit basis. It hosts workshops, gigs, political meetings, film screenings, a vegan cafe and lots more. The centre seeks to be a hub of positive resistance in a city and society where public spaces have been eaten away by consumerism, property speculation and the culture of the car.
10 Belvedere Court , off Upper Gardiner Street , Dublin 1
See http://www.seomraspraoi.org/ for map directions.