Monday, June 12, 2006
SELMA JAMES, ONE OF THE MOST AMAZING WOMEN IN THE WORLD IS COMING TO PHILADELPHIA TOMORROW NIGHT TO GIVE A TALK ON VENEZUELA AT ROBIN'S BOOKSTORE
International coordinator of the Global Women's Strike from London England who wrote the Introduction to Creating a Caring Economy: Nora Castañeda and the Women's Development Bank of Venezuela
- will speak about the book, women
and the Bolivarian revolution in Venezuela at
108 S. 13th Street, Phila
7pm Tuesday June 13
This is a one-night Philadelphia event!!
Selma James – activist, author, strategist and critical thinker – has been to Venezuela four times and was an International Observer on behalf of the National Electoral Council in the 2004 national referendum, which resulted in a landslide victory for President Hugo Chávez. She was a main organizer of the highly successful 2004 US speaking tour of Nora Castañeda, President of Venezuela’s Women’s Development Bank.
Selma James’s many publications include the 1972 feminist classic The Power of Women and Subversion of the Community, translated into Italian, French, Japanese and Spanish, and credited with launching the international domestic labor debate on the economic value of housework. Widow of CLR James (The Black Jacobins, etc.), she is founder in 1972 of the International Wages for Housework Campaign.
For more information please contact the Crossroads Women’s Center 215-848-1120 or Robin’s Bookstore 215-735-9600 http://www.robinsbookstore.com/
(posted by CAConrad)