Native Roots: Violence, Power & the Pursuit of Justice

Native Roots: Violence, Power & the Pursuit of Justice

Native Roots presents a two-part event facilitating a community dialogue on gender and sexual violence and culminating in an awareness night on the injustices occurring in the Congo (DRC)

May 6 – Day One – UCLA Haines 220 – 6pm-9pm

Dialogue on Gender & Sexual Violence

This night will open with expressive performances of resistance.  The panel will explore gender and sexual violence issues on a global scale and on our campus.  Panelists include: Mishuana Goeman UCLA, Haudenoxaunee-Seneca, Maurice Carney – Friends of the Congo, Kate Tungusova- UCLA, 7,000 in Solidarity and more to be announced

May 7 – Day Two – UCLA Haines 118 – 6:30pm-8:30pm

Crisis in the Congo: Injustice and Genocide as the World Watches

The Congo awareness night will feature: A screening of “Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering the Truth”, a documentary film shedding light on the dire situation in the Congo today.  A talk and Q&A with Maurice Carney, co-founder of Friends of the Congo, a non-profit organization committed to a peaceful and prosperour Congo.

Sponsored by: MEChA de UCLA, Afrikan Student Union, Friends of the Congo, Students for Justice in Palestine, Congo Justice, Native Roots, Grupo Estudiantil Oaxaqueno, Union Salvadorena de Estudiantes Universitarios