This year has seen amazing advances in the autonomous Mayan schools and communities of Chiapas, Mexico ~ and because of your support, Schools for Chiapas continues to contribute to the steady advances of the Zapatista movement. During 2018 we were very busy! Schools for Chiapas funded the construction of two new autonomous schools, organized an international delegation which painted a massive mural at another Zapatista school, sponsored three intensive Food Forest workshop with Zapatista educators and students, and helped fund the construction of a women’s kitchen at the massive new Zapatista educational center which hosted a 10,000 woman-strong encounter during …
This powerful mural celebrating International Women’s Month was painted by Zapatista students, Zapatista education promoters, and Zapatista authorities alongside international volunteers organized by Schools for Chiapas / Escuelas para Chiapas at an autonomous Zapatista secondary school during March 2018 in Chiapas, Mexico.
…each of us must search our hearts and our minds to imagine how we can support sanity in the
face of insanity. We at Schools for Chiapas hope that old fashioned, international solidarity will
remain an important part of our collective and individual response to the current, and the ever
Indigenous brothers and sisters, the hour of the people has arrived. It is the moment for us to turn and look to our communities, to turn and look to our brothers and sisters. Whatever we’re suffering, they’re suffering too. Even if they are a different color than we are, even if they think differently than we do…