What Can we Learn from Nicaragua? March 12, 5 pm, Green Sunday (on Zoom)

March 12, 5 pm, Green Sunday (on Zoom)

What Can we Learn from Nicaragua?  Eyewitness Report!

Panel Discussion with delegates on the Alliance for Global Justice trip to Nicaragua in January titled “Women in Nicaragua – Power & Protagonism.”  Did you know that Nicaragua is a world leader in gender equality?  In a historically macho culture, find out how this, and so much more, was achieved by Sandinistas since 2006. 

Erica Caines is a co-coordinator of The Black Alliance For Peace – Haití/Americas Team. Caines, a member of the Black working-class centered Ujima People’s Progress Party in Maryland, founded the African children’s book gifting initiative, Liberation Through Reading, in 2017. She is also co-editor of the African revolutionary blog, Hood Communist. For Green Sunday, she particularly looks forward to speaking about the connections between imperialism in the US and in Nicaragua. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

Jennifer Sullivan is a lifelong feminist activist and currently serves as an International Committee and National Committee delegate for the Green Party of Florida.  She served four years as the FL state co-chair and is treasurer for the GP-US National Women’s Caucus.  Born in the Chicago area, her political life began at age 15 reading/studying Ramparts magazine.  She Dem-Exited after the 1972 presidential campaign. Independent until 1996, she joined the Green Party and helped found the Hernando County Green Party.  She hosted a broadcast TV show in Tampa called On the Table With the Green Party and has produced several radio programs including hosting a debate show called The Fairness Doctrine on Tampa’s WMNF.  Sullivan has traveled deep into many countries, not tourist areas, on four continents.

Phoebe Thomas Sorgen is a Green Party of Alameda County Councilor, California Co-ordinating Committee member, CA representative to the GP National and International Committees, and GP-US representative to the Global Green Network. She will attend the Global Greens Congress in Korea in June. (If you want to attend, at your own expense, contact her.)  She was Outstanding Woman of Berkeley 2005 for work as a Peace and Justice Commissioner including writing Resolutions adopted by the city to end corporate personhood, stop CAFTA, and support Haiti, Burma, Iraq, Iran, and democracy in the US.  She was a 2015 Tom Paine Courageous Spirit awardee and chairs the Berkeley Fellowship of UU’s Social Justice Committee. She traveled extensively while at the Université de Paris for six years, and since. Because she speaks Italian, she manages to communicate with Spanish speakers.

Delegation written report: https://afgj.salsalabs.org/reportjan23?wvpId=3b43e68b-92fb-431b-b75f-6268ae8dcb1f

Topic: Green Party of Alameda County

Description: Green Sunday presentation at 5 PM 

Time: March 12, 2023, 5:00 PM Pacific Time]

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