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Friday, February 11, 2011

A Tribute for Susana Chavez

A Tribute & Memorial 
in honor of Susana Chavez
Ciudad Juarez Artist
and Activist

Saturday, February 12
7pm to 9pm

Eastside Cafe
5469 Huntington Dr. N.
Los Angeles, CA 90032

Gloria Alvarez, endy,
Ofelia Esparza,
Consuelo Flores,
Adolfo Guzman Lopez,
& more
Followed by open mic
Please join artists and activists across the world in a solidarity protest against the injustices in Ciudad Juarez. Los Angeles poets speak out and mourn the loss of Susana Chavez, poet and Juarez activist who was tortured and murdered January 2011 in Chihuahua City, Mexico. She was the poet whose words "Ni Una Mas" are the banner activists have carried the past 17 years while seeking justice for women who have been brutalized in Ciudad Juarez. Read more here

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