Due to the unprecedented and shocking events in Washington, DC currently unfolding, tonight's event on Chiapas is postponed. It will be rescheduled in the near future.
ROCLA Monthly Programs
ROCLA’s monthly programs are held on the first Wednesday of each month. Usually at 7:00 pm via Zoom or at the Downtown United Presbyterian Church – 121 N. Fitzhugh Street, Rochester, NY.
Jim Goodman, a Rochester-based journalist who has been publishing articles about immigration in The Progressive magazine, will remind us about the xenophobic streak that runs throughout our history as a backdrop to the Trump assault on immigration. He will discuss the repressive legacy of Trump and what needs to be done to reverse these anti-immigrant policies.
Karen Spring is a human rights activist and researcher and currently the Honduras-based Coordinator for the Honduras Solidarity Network (HSN). HSN focuses on the role of US and Canadian foreign policy in Honduras. Since the 2009 US-backed military coup, Honduras has become one of the most dangerous countries for lawyers, land defenders, journalists, and human rights defenders.
A virtual Zoom presentation in collaboration with the Latin American Solidarity Committee, Buffalo, NY
A collaborative virtual presentation of the Rochester Committee on Latin America (ROCLA) and the Latin American Solidarity Committee (LASC), Buffalo, NY
“El Salvador in the Time of Covid-19: A Rights-based Analysis of the Drivers and Triggers of Forced Migration.”
September 2, 2020, 7 PM
Wednesday, May 6th, 7:00 PM - ROCLA Zoom Meeting - Stephen Sefton is a journalist who was born in Ireland, and now lives in Estelí, Nicaragua.
A Conversation (Plática) with Dr. Luis Quiñones: The Chicano/Chicana Justice Movement and Beyond – March 4, 2020
Come and join with ROCLA and Dr. Luis Quiñones, visiting New Mexico Chicano justice activist and author, for a special conversation about his fight for Chicano justice! What: “A Conversation (Plática) with Dr. Luis Quiñones: The Chicano/Chicana Justice Movement and...
February 5, 2020, 7:00 PM - ROCLA Program: “Dangerous Times: Venezuela and the Americas in the Trump Era,” presented by Professor Donald Kingsbury of the University of Toronto, 7 PM. Downtown Presbyterian Church, 121 North Fitzhugh Street. This is Part II in the...