Screening of Granito de Arena in DC

The teachers strike in Oaxaca, Mexico is not the beginning. For over 20 years, global economic forces have been dismantling public education in Mexico, but always in the constant shadow of popular resistance…

Granito de Arena “A Grain of Sand”
December 15th, 2006
La Casa Community Center
3166 Mt. Pleasant Street NW
$5.00 donation (no one turned away, donations go to support striking teachers in Oaxaca)
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Granito de Arena is the story of that resistance, the story of hundreds of thousands of public school teachers whose grassroots, non-violent movement took Mexico by surprise, and who have endured brutal repression in their 25-year struggle for social and economic justice in Mexico’s public schools.

The evening will include an update on the current situation in Oaxaca, Mexico where a teachers strike which began in May has lead to a huge popular uprising which is facing brutal state repression.