Tag: communities

Peacebuilding in Community

The community of El Garzal, in the south of Colombia’s Bolívar province, is one of resistance. Not only are community members refusing to leave their land due to armed threats, they have also never give in to pressure to cultivate coca. This history, along with the community’s continued nonviolent struggle for their land, is emblematic

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Mixed Feelings about Marching

Whoever said non-violent direct action organizing and execution was glamorous should be non-violently chastised. It is not and frankly, I’m not super excited about the act of marching on Saturday, until who knows when. (Here’s some info about what we are doing and why) Memories of last December and the march of Mampuján come swirling

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