Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Nidiria Ruiz Medina – In Defense of Ancestral Lands: Afro-Colombian Women Resist U.S. Militarization and the War on Drugs

Thursday, October 4, 2018

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

McKinney Conference Room

Presented by community organizer and peace activist Nidiria Ruiz Medina through Witness for Peace New England.

Witness for Peace (WFP) is a politically independent, nationwide grassroots organization of people committed to nonviolence and led by faith and conscience. WFP’s mission is to support peace, justice and sustainable economies in the Americas by changing U.S. policies and corporate practices that contribute to poverty and oppression in Latin America and the Caribbean.