In Kitchener: What People’s Power looks like – a view from Venezuela

29 Oct

Nov. 13th 6:30 PM Rum runners Pub 1 King St. W. Kitchener
with Katrina Kozarek
From the Ataroa Socialist Commune and a long term activist in the Nacional Association of Community, Free and Alternative Media (ANMCLA).

As Well a message from Toronto Forum on Cuba and Ireland via Skype.

When: Wednesday, Nov 13th, 2013 – 6:30PM
Where: Rum Runners Pub, 1 King St. W. Downtown Kitchener, ON
*Activity will be held in English

Speaking Tour dates:
Thursday, Nov 7th – 6PM, University of Toronto, 80 St. George St. Lash Miller Chemical Labs, LM 162. To be held in English
Friday, Nov 8 – 6PM, Ohsweken/Six Nations, Bradford, ON. Venue TBA. To be held in English.
Tuesday, Nov 12 – 6PM / Centro Hispano de York, 1652 Keele St., Unit 107, Toronto, ON. To be held in Spanish
Wednesday, Nov 13 – 6PM, Kitchener, ON. Venue TBA. To be held in English.
Thursday Nov, 14 – 6PM, Ottawa, ON. Venue TBA
Friday Nov, 15 – 6PM, Centro Cultural Simon Bolivar, 394 de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, QC. To be held in French.
More info or If you would like to endorse this speaking tour, reach us at venesolnet@gmail.com

Katrina Kozarek is a social activist, documentary filmmaker and multimedia producer currently located in Barquisimeto,in the state of Lara, Venezuela. She is active in the Ataroa Socialist Commune and a long term activist in the Nacional Association of Community, Free and Alternative Media (ANMCLA).

Katrina grew up in Apollo , Pennsylvania, and has been active in the Bolivarian process since her arrival in Venezuela in 2003. She is a co-founder of the ‘Street and Media Collective’ (Colectivo Calle y Media), renowned for its audio-visual productions from the grassroots, where she was involved in the production of documentaries such as Venezuela Bolivariana: People and Struggle of the Fourth World War, The Old Man and Jesús: Profets of Rebellion, Down with Colonialism, Free the Pachamama, and television series, such as Rostros de La Vega: Memories of my Barrio.

Currently, she is a member of the group ‘Urgent Voices’ (Colectivo Voces Urgentes) a militant colective dedicated to popular education in audiovisuales and productions about local social and political movements.

Katrina currently manages production in the community television station ‘LaraTve’ . At the same time, she produces a program focused on popular struggles and the construction of popular power from the perspective of revolutionary women from socialist communes and popular communities in Venezuela.

In 2013, Katrina participated in the creation of the Popular Press Center Nuestroamericano, an example of construction of peoples alternative communication from social movements of Ecuador.

She has also participated in several international forums in North and South America, where her contributions have focused on popular struggles and the construction of free, popular and alternative communication.

Organized by the Hugo Chavez Peoples’ Defense Front
Endorsed by ILPS Canada, barrio-nuevo.org, Opirg TO

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