Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Art/Culture


Anti-capitalist solidarity: Make a donation to acquire artesanía zapatista

Show Your Support for Zapatista Autonomy: Make a donation for blouses & purses, hand-embroidered and created by Zapatista women artists in Chiapas! The year 2020 has made our call and our work for solidarity and justice across borders even more…

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Oscar Chávez, “big brother” to the Zapatistas

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Oscar Chávez was a leading figure in the formation of a critical mass culture and in the sentimental education of several generations. He kept the Mexican popular songbook alive. He recuperated and spread the songs of…

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CompArte: The Emiliano Zapata Community Festival

Saturday, August 17, 2019 12 Noon to 4 PM Art * Music * Vendors * Zapatismo Omni Commons Ballroom 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland Requested donation: $5-$10 (Sliding Scale, no one turned away for lack of funds) for more info: Facebook:…

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Film successes and contemporaneous Mexican racism

By: Mariana Mora* The figure of Yalitza Aparicio opened a debate about racism in Mexico, but Yalitza is not the answer to combatting racism in the country. Although many will say the opposite, Roma does not unmask the underlying racism…

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ANOTHER FORM OF LIFE IS POSSIBLE

Sunday, January 27, 2019 –  5pm, (doors open at 4:30) Omni Commons, 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, CA Liberated Lens and the Chiapas Support Committee present: A program of documentary shorts on the anti-capitalist Resistance in southern Mexico. The Resistance shares many…

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Be the dream! Support Zapatista parents & children build schools

Join us in a solidarity action: Be the dream! Support Zapatista parents & children build schools Dear Friends & Supporters of the Chiapas Support Committee, Our warmest wishes to you in this season of holidays filled with joyous struggles for…

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Join us for a screening of Corazón del tiempo (Heart of Time)

Corazón del Tiempo | Heart of Time Thursday, December 6, 2018 – 7-10 PM (Doors open at 6:30 pm Omni Commons Ballroom, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA  94609 Requested Donation: $5-$15 (Sliding Scale, No one turned away for lack of…

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Join us for CompArte III: The Springtime of the Peoples

DEAR FRIENDS! The Chiapas Support Committee is inviting you to the third annual CompArte: The Emiliano Zapata Community Festival, being held on Saturday, August 11, 2018, 1:00-5:00pm at the Omni Commons community center, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, in Oakland. This year’s gathering is…

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Palestine report back concert

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CompArte from Mexico: Art from Zapatista Free Territory

CompArte from Mexico: Art from Zapatista Free Territory Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 7:00pm At the Eastside Arts Cultural Center | 2277 International Boulevard, Oakland, CA Exhibition reception: art, music, poetry FREE EVENT | accessible venue | refreshments Sponsored by the Eastside Arts…

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