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
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.
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.
May 10, 2023 7PM - Denise Young, Bill McCoy and some friends made an “unofficial” visit to Cuba recently. They will reflect on what they saw and experienced there.