Published: May 1, 2020
We’re excited to share the recordings of the “Confronting Forced Migration and Violence in the Americas” webinar series that was held April 4-5, 2020.
During the series, we heard from community organizers, friends, and allies about the impacts of US-backed state violence in the Hemisphere, the root causes of forced migration, and how we can use effective narratives, mutual aid, research, and lobbying to nourish our collective work as we face the current humanitarian crisis.
In the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, we are committed to organizing virtual spaces and opportunities to learn, strategize, and organize together with compas, allies, and friends throughout the Hemisphere as we seek to dismantle the structures disproportionately savaging communities of color, rural communities, working class communities, people deprived of their liberty, and so many others. We must remain vigilant to state violence and authoritarianism as governments protect corporate interests at the expense of peoples’ wellbeing and health.
from Brigitte, Candice, Devora, Pablo, and Roy, SOA Watch (4/30/2020)