Dec 10: Nuestra Voz/Our Voice: Migration, Gender, and Human Rights


Nuestra Voz/Our Voice: Migration, Gender & Human Rights

Women & Violence, Women & Resistance

Saturday, December 10, 2011 9:30am-5:30pm


Join us for a day of speakers, workshops, and presentations led by women in the community who are working on issues of global justice. Lunch will be provided.

Workshops/Speakers will be in English & Spanish. Interpretation will be provided.

Also presenting Beyond the Walls: An Evening with the Women of Buen Pastor, Patio Six, a play the brings us the stories of 7 prisoners in Colombia, as well as a community performance by Gabriela Galup!

Wakefield Middle School

101 W. 44th Street, Tucson, AZ

Child Care will be available- please RSVP to reserve.

$10 suggested donation $5 low income.

For more information, contact Derechos Humanos at 520 770-1373


9:00 – 9:30am


9:30 – 9:35am

Welcome and logistical info

bathrooms, interpretation, etc.)

9:35 – 11:05am

Plenary: Women and Violence


Alana Tchirkine:  


Dereka Rushbrook:

Structural Violence and Economics

Montserrat Caballero:  

Immigrant Women and Violence

Anna O’Leary:  

Women in the Intersection

11:10 – 12:40pm



Prison Divestment 

Corazón de Tucson (Spanish)

Know Your Rights

Promotoras de Derechos Humanos (Spanish)

Secure Communities

Promotoras de Derechos Humanos (Spanish with Interpretation)

Violence Against Women

Su Voz Vale (Spanish with Interpretation)




1:10- 2:30pm


From Beyond the Walls: An Evening with the Women of Buen Pastor, Patio Six

 Artistic Performance:  

Gabriela Galup

2:30 – 3:45pm

Plenary: Women and Resistance


Guillermina Torres, Derechos Humanos

Immigrant Women

Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith, UA Mexican American Studies

Ethnic Studies 

Elisa Meza, UNIDOS

Youth Organizing 


Brenda Límon, Pan Left, Tucson Samaritans

LGBTQ Community

3:50 – 5:20pm  



Alana Tchirkine (English)

Food Justice

Tierra y Libertad (English with Interpretation)

Youth Organizing

UNIDOS (English)


Pan Left Productions (English)


Closing Remarks  by Isabel Garcia