Padre Joakin will be speaking on Wednesday, April 7, at 7:00 p.m. at Fountain Street Church, 100 Fountain, in downtown Grand Rapids.
Padre Joakin is co-founder and member of the Executive Board of the National Network for Peace Initiatives in Colombia REDEPAZ, Director of the Commission for LIfe, Justice and Peace at the Diocese of Socorro and San Gil, and Coordinator of the team working in sovereignty processes in the towns of Southern Bolivar. He is currently on tour with the Colombia Support Network.
Co-sponsors of this event are Fountain Street Church’s Adult Ed, member groups of the West Michigan Justice & Peace Coalition, GRIID and the People’s Alliance.
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For more info on Colombia, check out the following resources, articles, and publications:
- Center for International Policy: Colombia Project
- Just the Facts: Colombia
- Washington Office on Latin America: Colombia
- Znet: Colombia Watch
- Foreign policy in Focus: Latin America
- Colombia: Old Domino’s New Clothes
- Colombia Quagmire: Time for U.S. Policy Overhaul
- Optimism, Pessimism, and Terrorism: The United States and Colombia in 2003
- Plan Colombia 3 year Anniversary Report Card
- The Colombia Monitor: Protecting the Pipeline
- Paint by Numbers: Trends in U.S. military programs with Latin America & Challenges to oversight