Minneapolis event: El Salvador 2009 Victory Tour
CISPES and FMLN Committee of MN host this big event in Minneapolis!
El Salvador 2009 Victory Tour
Featuring Breny Massiel Herrera
FMLN Women's Secretariat
July 7, 2009, 6 pm
At the Center for Changing Lives
2400 Park Ave S, Minneapolis
[email protected] for more info
Free & open to the public
Celebrate the triumph of the left in El Salvador!
Aftercenturies of violent inequality and repression, a dozen years of armedstruggle against a brutal, U.S.-backed military, and two decades ofrule by the right-wing ARENA party, the Salvadoran people elected thefirst progressive president in their country's history on March 15th,2009. President Mauricio Funes of the FMLN took office on June 1,bringing El Salvador into a growing community of Latin American nationsseeking to chart an independent economic and political course. Join usto learn about the platform, plans, and strategy of the new FMLNgovernment… … and what WE can do in the U.S. to support thestrengthening of REAL democracy in El Salvador!
BrenyMassiel Herrera is on the Secretariat of the FMLN in El Salvador. Themain objective of the Women’s Secretariat is to develop women’sleadership in the FMLN. The FMLN is the only political party in ElSalvador that has a gender policy , and it’s the womens’ secretariatthat ensures the implementation of the party’s policy. As part of theboard, Mrs. Herrera organizes educational workshops for women.
Salvadoran food will be for sale at the event!