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Discussion on MST and the People's Movement in Brazil with Leo Xavier

  • Chokwe Lumumbe Center 93 West Capitol Street Jackson, MS, 39201 United States (map)

Join us for a discussion with Leo Xavier about the MST, (Movimento de Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra do Brasil or Movement of Landless Rural Workers). Leo is a member of one of the largest and most significant social movements in the world.

Leo is engaged in an exchange with Cooperation Jackson for three months, lending his expertise and skills to our Freedom Farms and learning about the struggles of African people in Jackson, MS and the US more broadly.

Leo is an agronomist from Southern Brazil, and lives in the state of Parana. He is an a member of the Production sector of MST and works at the Center for Sustainable Development and Agroecology supporting farmers and helping to organize agricultural cooperatives.