Diversity & Heritage
This category reflects the Alliance’s goals, especially #2:
Protect and extend fundamental rights and opportunities throughout the range of human diversity
This goal is supported by efforts to protect individual rights, promote equality, and strive for inclusion; there are a number of barriers to overcome, such as racism & other inappropriate forms of discrimination.
Issues & events in the nations of Central and South America and of First Nations (indigenous, Native American, “Indian” populations) throughout the Americas, and as impacted by U.S. foreign policy, treaties, and interventions.
School of the Americas (now, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, WHINSEC).
Indigenous People and their role in the Americas (including discussion of Columbus Day & Indigenous Peoples’ Day)
Here are some initial thoughts on the community engagement process: Government agencies frequently accept public comment on proposed plans or projects, but the primary purpose is often only to fulfill a legal requirement. Members of the community often do not … more
by Doug Roysdon This network of artists and small-to-medium sized non-profit organizations has evolved, not out of direct commercial interest, but as means of serving the diverse cultural needs of the regional audience. Its existence is organic, shaped directly by … more