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Send-off to Belem & WSF 2009

Saturday, January 17, 2009, 6:00 p.m. Members of the Boston delegation to the eighth World Social Forum (Belem, Brazil) will begin the evening by discussing their objectives for the forum, then moving onto identify the forum's contributions and closing by stating how the want the forum to evolve. Topics to be covered include solidarity economics, the human right to water, migration and global social movements. The event will be followed by informal conversation and music from Brazil. There will also be an auction to benefit the Global Economic Alternatives Network (GEAN).

Reportback: 3rd Social Forum of the Americas

Friday, November 14, 2008, 6:00 p.m. The third Social Forum of Americas took place in Guatemala City during October. Gabriel Camacho, Saulo Araujo and Sergio Reyes attended this event to take part in the hemispheric strategizing for migrant worker rights. This report back will take place in both English & Spanish and provide translation into English, Spanish and Portuguese.

European Social Forum Report

Report on the ESF and the Building the Alternative Solidarity Economy Seminar

encuentro 5 on 10/23/08

Pasqualino Colombaro reported on the ESF to a gathering of activists and social forum organizers. He provided an overview of the forum, its themes, organization and attendees. Then he described the Building the Alternative Solidarity Economy workshop organized by the Global Economic Alternatives Network (GEAN). His presentation closed with a review of the Labor & Globalization Network (L&G). [a podcast of his presentation will also be available soon]. Click on the titles below to read Pasqalino's presentation.