Weekend Voices 5/15/10

Executive Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Contributing Producer:  John Greenman

On April 17th, renowned photo-journalist and author David Bacon spoke in Bangor at an event sponsored several local social justice organizations.  David Bacon has spent 20 years as a union organizer, and is the author of a several books, most recently “Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants.” In Bangor, he spoke on the topic of “Immigration, Trade and Community”.

The event was co-sponsored by El Centro Latino Maine, Maine Fair Trade Campaign, Maine Migrant Health Program, Maine People’s Alliance, Mano en Mano, PICA – Power in Community Alliances, Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, and University of Maine Central America Service Association.   It was recorded by WERU’s John Greenman, and edited slightly for length.