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Pastors for Peace Chiapas Caravan Send-off Dinner

   For the benefit of Zapatista communities in Chiapas, a fund-raising dinner, film, discussion, and gift boutique will be held on Thursday, March 3, 6:00 p.m., at The Redwoods Presbyterian Church, 110 Magnolia, Larkspur, sponsored by the Marin Interfaith Task Force on the Americas.
   The video "Caracoles" describes the recent reorganization of the Zapatista government structure; and Carolina Dutton, recently returned from the New Year's celebration and coffee picking in Chiapas, will explain what the reorganization means and how it is functioning. She will also provide an update on current Zapatista economic, education and health projects. Doug Orcutt will describe the mission of the Chiapas Caravan and the importance of the "Campaign for Corn." 
   Recently harvested fair trade coffee and crafts from autonomous Zapatista cooperatives will be offered for sale. A photo display will provide visual images of past caravans and projects in
Chiapas.
    The $10-20 per person donation includes dinner. For reservations please call 415/924-3227. All proceeds from the evening's event will benefit Pastors for Peace "Campaign for Corn" to feed the landless indigenous people of
Chiapas. The venue is wheelchair accessible.
 

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