Through its monthly presentations, speakers, films and quarterly newsletters, ROCLA educates Rochester-area residents about the culture, economics, and politics of the countries of Central and South America, Mexico and the Caribbean, and the ways globalization, trade and drug war policies impact the lives of their people.

News & Events

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ColorBrightongreen Presents

Oct 16, 2023 6:30PM - See how Ecuadorians came together with poetry and literature to defend their Choco Andes region, including the national strike of June, 2022. Q and A session with Eloy to follow.

2023 ad rice and beans announcement

Rice & Beans 2023 RSVP

Join us for our annual celebration and fundraiser on Friday, June 23, 2023, to honor our White Dove and Kaiser-Mott Award winners. Free to all, donations welcome.

ROCLA Update on the americas newsletter
Social Justice

Founded in 1973, the Rochester Committee on Latin America seeks to build bridges between the Rochester, NY community and the people of Latin America.