International Women’s Day: Migrant Women on the Front Lines

Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM EDT

Owen Brown Interfaith Center
7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, Maryland 21045

Join us for food, music, and greetings from women struggling for peace and justice around the world. This event is free and open to the public.

Featuring keynote speaker: Alina Duarte
Journalist and Latin American expert will talk about migrant Latina women, why they have to flee their countries, and the perils they face traveling through Central America, Mexico, and the US border.

With music by Conjunto Bruja
Conjunto Bruja is a Latin-Mideast folk ensemble of Baltimore Chingonas on cajón, guitar, charango, Irani setar, and ranchera-inspired vocals. Through their music, las Brujas explore folk traditions and verses from around Latin America and the Middle East. Their diverse cultural backgrounds influence the “corazón” of their music, bridging dynamic sounds from Bolivia, Peru, Mexico, Guatemala, and Iran.

Sponsored by Friends of Latin America and Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia

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