Chiapas Support Committee

Category: CompArte


The Last Honeybun in the Mountains of Southeastern Mexico

  By: Sup Galeano (The story presented at the close of “CompARTE for Life and Freedom 2018,” in Morelia, Caracol “Whirlwind of our Words,” mountains of the Mexican Southeast.) It may have been a string of random events, without any…

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Galeano: AMLO’s projects will destroy indigenous territories

By: Sandra Gayou La Jornada Maya  Caracol of Morelia, Chiapas “The government chose from the four candidates the one that is more right-wing,” Subcomandante Galeano, of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) pointed out upon…

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After 15 years of the Caracoles and JBGs, “Zapatista Hope” continues

Altamirano, Chiapas, August 9, 2018 The smiles of the grandparents, the reflection of the women, the curious looks of the children are images that stand out at the Zapatista CompArte Festival 2018. “Our Caracoles are flourishing.” “Our struggle is not…

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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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EZLN: Invitation to a Big August Zapatista Gathering

  Invitation to a Gathering of Support Networks for the Indigenous Governing Council; to CompARTE 2018, “For Life and Freedom”; and to the Fifteenth Anniversary Event of the Zapatista Caracoles entitled, “Paint little Caracoles to the past, present and future bad…

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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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The end of democratic societies in Latin America

By: Raúl Zibechi Scene 1: Weeks ago, a cultural center of Munro, a place in the northern zone of Buenos Aires, presented the Orquesta Típica Fernández Fierro, one of the more potent tango bands in current Argentina. At a certain…

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COMPaRTE: Zapatista Art in Oakland | Oct-Dec 2017

The Chiapas Support Committee with the Eastside Arts Alliance are hosting the “CompArte: Zapatista Art in Oakland” exhibition, October through December 2017, at the Asian Resource Center, in Oakland’s Chinatown. For more info: Eastside Arts Alliance: eastsidearts@yahoo.com Chiapas Support Committee https://chiapas-support.org/…

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