Download PDF by Sara DeTurk: Activism, Alliance Building, and the Esperanza Peace and

By Sara DeTurk

ISBN-10: 073918864X

ISBN-13: 9780739188644

ISBN-10: 1498505996

ISBN-13: 9781498505994

The sturdiness of the Esperanza Peace and Justice heart in San Antonio, Texas, means that it really is attainable for a social swap association to concurrently handle racism, classism, sexism, homophobia, imperialism, environmental justice, and peace—and to be successful. Activism, Alliance development, and the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center makes use of ethnographic examine to supply an instructive case learn of the significance and demanding situations of confronting injustice in all of its manifestations. via development and conserving alliances, deploying language strategically, and utilizing inventive expression as a significant organizing mechanism, The Esperanza Peace and Justice heart demonstrates the facility of multi-issue organizing and intersectional/coalitional awareness. Interweaving inventive programming with its social justice time table, particularly, deals Esperanza a special discussion board for artistic and political expression, institutional collaborations, and interpersonal relationships, which advertise realization elevating, mobilization, and social swap. This research will entice students of verbal exchange, Chicana feminism, and ethnography.

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