Pathways of Solidarity at Sendas

Sendas Chiapas and Acción Palestina Chiapas hosted a night of hip hop in solidarity with Palestine on Wednesday, February 7th. There was a screening of ”Slingshot Hip Hop” from the Occupied Territories, and music and dance was provided by local collectives El Semillero 259 and Psicolexia Oficial.

Visit from US Youth Group to Sendas

On Tuesday, Schools for Chiapas had the pleasure of welcoming a youth group from various parts of the United States at Sendas, in San Cristóbal de Las Casas. They came as part of the Where There Be Dragons program, which aims to give young people an opportunity to live and learn in local communities as part of their gap year. This particular group was visiting Guatemala and Chiapas. For over thirty years, Where There Be Dragons has been offering responsible travel opportunities and immersive, hands-on experiences to young people with the aim of creating genuine connections with local cultures through …

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Guatemala in Chiapas at Sendas

The photographic exhibition currently on display at Sendas depicts the daily life in the refugee camps of those who arrived during the armed conflict in Guatemala. They were to have an impact on the nascent Zapatista movement.

History of Christiania: A Commune in Denmark

Christiania is one of the oldest and most long-lasting autonomous anarchist communities in Europe. We are delighted to have Ole Lykke here in San Cristóbal in Chiapas. He will give a presentation about the community on Thursday at 6 pm in Sendas. You can find out more about the history of Christiania here.

Zibechi at Sendas, Chiapas – New Pathways, New Hopes, New Challenges

September 11th, a notorious date in a number of calendars and geographies, saw Raul Zibechi presenting his latest book “Mundos otros y pueblos en movimiento” at Sendas (Pathways/paths) in San Cristobal de Las Casas. The event marked the coming together of well-trodden paths in this joint venture between Schools for Chiapas and Imaginarte, and this time with La Cosecha. Other paths and collectives also converged leading to a lively and interesting debate, and rays of hope that shed some light on the dark times that we traverse. 

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