Flyer from April 11, 2001 Conference
Photo by Mary Jordan, Wash. Post
SWEATSHOPS, CROSS-BORDER TRADE AND THE
A TWO-DAY FORUM
April 10th, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Screening and Discussion
by Professor Gil Gott, Intl Studies
N. Kenmore Ave.
Schmitt Academic Center - - Room 154
A Tale of Two Mexicos
is an excellent 45 minute overview of unfair wages, unsafe working conditions,
and human rights violations that are central to the day-to-day reality
of women and men working in the U.S.-owned maquiladoras
located at the Mexican border.
Wednesday, April 11, 2001
pm to 8:00 pm
the Struggle in the Maquiladoras: A Panel Discussion and Women Worker
by Elvia R. Arriola, Fellow, De Paul Humanities Ctr.
Academic Center - - Room 154
Latina feminist legal scholar Elvia Arriola will describe
her documentary work with maquila
women in Mexico and introduce the workers who volunteer with the CFO to
develop strategies for surviving the abuses in the maquiladoras.
will include labor, feminist and human rights scholars or activists from
the De Paul University and Chicago communities.
For further information call 773-325-4546
Co-sponsored by the De Paul Humanities Center, Womens Center and American Friends Service Committee