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Friday, November 5, 2010

US Mexico Border Women Will Hold Hunger Strike in DC

U.S.-Mexico Border Women Will Hold Hunger Strike in DC

November, 2010

Demanding Alternatives to Violence, Poverty for Long-Term Security By La Mujer Obrera View campaign video at:

EL PASO – Ten women whose families have been impacted by the violence, poverty and unemployment engulfing the Ciudad Juarez/El Paso border region are launching a hunger strike in front of the White House at noon on Monday, November 8. They call on federal decision-makers focused on short-sighted border security initiatives to establish immediate and long-term strategies to support community-led development of the nation’s poorest region.The women, who live in El Paso and have family members on both sides of the border, are part of the nationally recognized grassroots organization, La Mujer Obrera, one of several organizations on the U.S.-Mexico border committed to long term development. Read more ...

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