January 3 Enero Zapatista 2014 Opening
Join us for the first event of Enero Zapatista 2014! The event feature “Flor en Otomi”, a film about Dení Prieto Stock who was killed by the Mexican army along with four of her comrades in the FLN. A discussion will follow the film and there will be free food. Sherman Heights Community Center 2258 Island Ave. San Diego 92102 from 5:00p-8:30p.
January 4 Comunidades de Derechos Humanos de Fallbrook
This is a hike of Battle Mountain in North County that serves as an introduction to the history of white supremacy in this region and the anticolonial response from Native and Mexican people over the last 240 years. A short but tough hike with a steep climb. Park on the street near the start of Battle Mountain Trail. 18390 Reata Way, San Diego, CA 92128. 8am-10am. For more info, call or text (760) 468-4519.
January 9 “Escuelita Zapatista: Sembrando la Autonomia” presented by Association of Raza Educators
A compañera who participated in the Escuelita will share her experiences and discuss the role of learning in the construction of autonomy and creating a world beyond neoliberalism and coloniality in the Escuelita Zapatista.
January 10 Film Screening: “Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu Jamal” presented by Party for Socialism & Liberation
Voz Alta 1754 National Ave, San Diego, CA 92113 from 6:00p-8:00p.
January 12 “Touch One! Touch All!” presented by InPDUM San Diego
African Internationalism teaches that Africans living in the region of Aztlan that was taken over by colonial settlers have a two part struggle. One part is liberated and fighting for African self-determination and the other part is building an alliance with the indigenous people to take back occupied Mexico. World Beat Center, 2100 Park Blvd, San Diego, 92101 5:00p.
January 15 “This System doesn’t serve our People: We need to build our own Party!!” presented by Unión del Barrio
Just like the EZLN, Union del Barrio has come to the conclusion that the current political system does not serve our pueblo. Come join us in a dialog and help us a build a revolutionary party that truly represents our people! Centro Aztlán Marco Anguiano, 2078 Logan Ave. San Diego, 92113 from 6p-8p.
January 17 Film Screening of “Maquilapolis” presented by Association of Chicana Activists
Because of NAFTA, capitalism, and cooperate greed, many workers in Tijuana, B.C, Mx. suffer from medical problems, poverty, and other atrocities that workers on the US side of the US-Mexico border would never put up with. Join us as we hear the voices of workers in maquilas and as we discuss about solutions and responsibility. Location is in Cholula Community Center in the San Diego State University campus, next to Remington Road next to the Cross Cultural Center and across the street from the Tony Gwynn Stadium from 6p-8p.
January 18 “Border Control, Surveillance and repression: Community Grassroots Responses to Immigration Reform” presented by Palestinian Youth Movement
This talk will discuss the implications of the debates of the 2013 immigration reform on Arab and Muslim communities and how proposed reforms will impact peoples day to day lives. It will also examine historical and transnational dimensions of militarization, border policing, criminalization, surveillance and entrapment. Centro Aztlán Marco Anguiano, 2078 Logan Ave, San Diego, 92113 at 6:00p
January 19 Break Down Borders Walk/Run presented by Colectivo Zapatista & Palestinian Youth Movement
We invite community to participate in a run/walk event to highlight the injustices happening at imperialist, colonial borders that function to steal our indigenous lands and divide our communities. Larsen Field, 4100 Camino de la Plaza, San Ysidro, CA 92173 at 9:30am.
January 21 Film Screening “Sa Ngalan ng Tubo” (In the Name of Sugar) presented by KmB San Diego & Guerilla Words
The film highlights the class struggle between the sugar farm workers/peasants and the abusive landlords of Hacienda Luisita and the oppressive Philippines government. The film emphasizes the importance of why we must dare to struggle, organize and fight back against the greedy corrupt capitalist/imperialist landlords and to not accept poverty and enslavement as a way of life. Malcolm X Library, 5148 Market St, San Diego CA 92114. 6:00-7:30pm
January 23 “And the Dream Never Came, Reclaiming our Realities as Migrantes Fronterizos” presented by San Diego Immigrant Youth Collective
Come join us in community dialogue as we collectively break down our experience as migrantes fronterizos, & the concept of the American Dream!
January 24 SPACES Event has been cancelled
January 24 “White Solidarity or White Opportunism?” presented by Uhuru Solidarity Movement
Oftentimes white people want to support the issues of oppressed people, but do not know how they can take a principled stand of solidarity, leading to opportunism. This workshop discusses the difference between solidarity and opportunism, and provide solutions. The event location is TBD and is from 6p-8p
January 25 Enero Zapatista 2014 Closing
This is the last event of Enero Zapatista. There will be Art, Food, Vendors, Performances and more! The lineup will be announced soon! Come join us for this celebration. Centro Cultural de la Raza 2004 Park Blvd 92101 from 6:00p-11:00p.