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Program

Friday November 16 (evening)

@El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Ave at 104th Street

Opening Ceremonies and Remarks:
- Nicole Myers, Director, Center of Cultures USA - [text]
- Dean Jacqueline Mondros, Hunter College School of Social Work - [text]
- Victor Manuel Sánchez, NANHF organizer, Mexico - [text]
- Chris Wells, North American Spokesperson for New Humanism - [text]
- Greetings from the Region and around the world

Guest Speaker: Daniel Berrigan, S.J.

Video Presentations:
- "Thinking Beyond Borders"
- "The Shock Doctrine" - by Alfonso Cuarón, Naomi Klein, and Jonás Cuarón

Cultural Program
- poetry, dance, and music - featuring Earthdriver

Saturday November 17

@Hunter College School of Social Work
Harold Lewis Auditorium
133 E 79th St at Lexington Ave.


REGISTRATION

OPENING PLENARY
- Keynote address by Tomás Hirsch - [text]

PANEL DISCUSSIONS
- The Viability of "Real" Democracy
- Economic Alternatives for the Region
- The Realities of Immigration
- The Role of Cultures in Unifying the Region

Lunch

WORKING TABLES

PANEL DISCUSSION
- Disarmament: Forging a Response to Militarization and the Arms Race

Sunday November 18

@ Hunter College School of Social Work
Harold Lewis Auditorium
133 E 79th St at Lexington Ave.


VIDEO: "Land, Rain and Fire: A Report from Oaxaca"
by Tami Gold and Gerardo Renique
www.andersongoldfilms.com


FRAUDE: Mexico 2006
- a US Premiere/NANHF exclusive
- the new documentary by Luis Mandoki about the 2006 Mexican presidential elections.
- presented by Pablo Mandoki, the filmmaker's brother and executive representative.
- in Spanish with English subtitles


Lunch


CLOSING PLENARY
- Working Tables presentations
- Tribute to Evo Morales with Ambassador Hugo Siles Alvarado - [text]
- Closing remarks & launching of 2nd North American New Humanist Forum
- Closing Ceremony

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