Earlier this summer, a delegation from the Madison Arcatao Sister City Project (MASCP) traveled to El Salvador to meet with community groups and support the political and social organizing happening there. On today’s episode, Allen is joined by three delegates from this recent trip—Barbara Mergen Alvarado, Fabiola Hamdan, and Jonathan Solari—to discuss what they learned […]
On today’s episode, we hear Lilada Gee’s interview with State Representative Chris Taylor about fighting injustice. They start off by talking about youth incarceration and juvenile justice, including observations from their recent visit to the Lincoln Hills youth prison complex. Next, they discuss what we can learn from El Salvadorans about the fight for justice. […]
November 13 through November 19 is International Education Week, sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Department of Education. The University of Wisconsin’s celebration of International Education Week includes a variety of lectures and networking opportunities at various locations around its Madison campus. The keynote speech, taking place tonight at 5:30 at the […]
Joining Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing in the studio are two organizers from the U.S. – El Salvador Sister City Project, Cintia Gonzalez and Zulma Tolbar. They’re touring the US to meet with community organizers and activists and share their experiences with organizing rural communities across El Salvador.
Pedro Cabezas is a community organizer working to ban mining in El Salvador. Leigh Hardy is a Boston-based social worker and former president of the board of US-El Salvador Sister Cities. Today, they discuss the victory of the popular movement in El Salvador in winning a national ban on metallic mining on multi-national corporations, and […]
WORT’s Norman Stockwell joins Buzz host Tony Castaneda to talk about the 25th Anniversary of the murder of 6 Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter by the Salvadoran military. More on this story >