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There was a whole community behind them: Public support for the Grand Rapids Central American Sanctuary

As was mentioned in a previous posting, the Grand Rapids Central American Sanctuary House was part of a national movement in the 1980s to provide safe housing and solidarity to Guatemalans and Salvadorans fleeing political violence.  The Koinonia House declared … Continue reading

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Political Cartoons were also part of the Grand Rapids Central America Solidarity Movement

(This article is part of two separate projects – The Central American Solidarity Movement and the Indy Media Movement in Grand Rapids) There were all types of resistance to US policy in Central America in the 1980s. As we have … Continue reading

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