Come out and support this initiative, which is tied to the production of a new doc on the issue.
December 6th, 2009 will mark the launch of the Banana Land Campaign at the Harlem School Of The Arts. This event will provide new details regarding payments made to a Colombian terrorist organization by Chiquita and Dole. Speakers will include leaders from the Colombian community in NYC, lmmaker Jason Glaser, lawyer Terry Collingsworth and special guest Dan Koeppel, author of the book Banana.
December 6th, 2009 from 6:30pm-9:30pm
Where: The Harlem School of the Arts _
Hamilton Heights section of Harlem at 645 Saint Nicholas Avenue at W. 141st Street, NYC 10037
Meet and greet: Free drinks and Colombian food. Music provided by DJ Sambarella. Wine provided by Oriel.
Kick o of the campaign: Presentations by Daniel Koeppel, Terry Collingsworth, Jason Glaser, a spokesman from
the NYC Colombian Community and a reading of the evidence we have garnered that refutes both Dole’s and
Chiquita’s claims regarding their payments to the AUC.
Question and Answer: Time to answer questions from both the press and public.
Party: A chance for networking for all interested parties with beats and rhythms supplied by DJ Sambarella.
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