Venezuela panel discussion on May 24
Venezuela vs. Venezuela
What is Venezuela? A unilateralist state against major industrial countries? Or an ally to industrial countries? A dangerous threat to the US interests? Or a threat to some wealthy interests within the US? An increasingly authoritarian regime? Or a regime trying to limit foreign influence? A risk to the welfare of Venezuelan families? Or a helping hand for those families? A poor example of how to alleviate wealth differences within a country? Or a good example? Many hold different perspectives on the recent developments in Venezuela and the policies of its president, Hugo Chavez. Come to a May 24 community discussion on the nature of Venezuelan policies and their effects on its people and others throughout the world. Panel participants include International Activist Stephan Bartlett of Agricultural Ministries, University of Louisville Political Science Professor Tricia Gray, Labor Justice Activist Ira Grupper, and Social Justice Activist Tahiti Castillo. Listen as each panelist gives their unique perspective on Venezuela and enjoy some authentic Venezuelan food.
When: Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m.
Where: The Brick House (1101 South Second Street)
This event is sponsored by the U of L Latin American and Latino Studies Program, United Nations Association, the Kentucky Interfaith Taskforce on Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Brick House. The Brick House, a community center in Old Louisville, is located at Second and St. Catherine. For more information about the Brick House, go to www.brickhouse.cc.