SOA Watch news and updates for September 2012

Share this news on your Facebook page or your Twitter account!Two human rights lawyers assassinated in Honduras: take action! This past Sunday and Monday, two human rights lawyers, Antonio Trejo and Eduardo Diaz, were brutally murdered in Honduras, bringing to over 60 the number of victims caught in the struggle for life and land in the Bajo Aguan in … Continue reading SOA Watch news and updates for September 2012

Maryland Dream Act Referendum 2012,_Question_4_(2012) The Maryland In-State Tuition Referendum, also known as the Dream Act Referendum, will appear on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the state of Maryland as an initiated veto referendum. The referendum allows voters to decide whether the law will be upheld. The legislation in question was approved by both houses of the Maryland General Assembly during the 2011 legislative session. Senate Bill 167 would allow … Continue reading Maryland Dream Act Referendum 2012

Cuba Fund Campaign 2012

 Cuba Fund Campaign 2012  at LAWGEF  ! This is not your typical Latin America Working Group Education Fund (LAWGEF) fundraising campaign. This is a seven month long campaign-- May 2012-December 2012. We know, we're trying to pace ourselves. There will be many opportunities to join ourstellar honorary co-chairs and campaign committee  and contribute to LAWGEF over the course of these seven … Continue reading Cuba Fund Campaign 2012

“The Rights of Butterflies,”

Students’ film follows immigrant’s journey to college The documentary, “The Rights of Butterflies,” follows a Montgomery College student, known only by Katya in the film, who is struggling to find the money to complete her bachelor’s degree at the University of Maryland. Katya immigrated to the United States from El Salvador with her mother … Continue reading “The Rights of Butterflies,”