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What is Happening in Venezuela, and Why Should It Matter to All of Us?
June 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rev. Mike Clark answers the question, “What is happening in Venezuela, and why should it matter to all of us?”
3:00 p.m. (No 11:00 a.m. Service): Rev. Clark will present a brief overview of recent events in Venezuela and place them in the context of 20 years of enmity between the US and the Bolivarian social and economic experiment. The outcomes of the current struggle has implications for movements and nations everywhere that are seeking a more just world.
Rev. Mike Clark is the Recovery Outreach Worker at the Belmont-Watertown United Methodist Church where he has worked for the last 17 years alongside those battling addiction. He has been a peace and social justice activist since 1965, working with William Sloane Coffin at the Riverside Church Disarmament Program and serving as Executive Director of Witness for Peace in Central America. He has been to Venezuela seven times since 2004 and twice was a guest on the late Hugo Chavez’ television program.
Music by CommUnity Voices