- This event has passed.
12 Years Of People’s Democracy In Venezuela
February 2, 2011 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
February 2nd marks the 12th year anniversary of the inauguration of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez and the beginning of the counties’ Bolivarian Revolution. Some of Venezuela’s most impressive achievements include: A reduction in poverty by 44% between 1998 and 2008 according to the United Nations Development Program and the OAS, a fall in unemployment from 16.8% in 2003 to 7% in 2010, an increase by 10 places on the Human Development Index of the United Nations from 1998 to 2008, and the near obliteration of illiteracy.
- Deputy Francisco Torrealba, member of the Venezuelan National Assembly and honored speaker.
- Sonia Umanzor– Committee of the FMLN-DC
- Bernardo Alvarez, Venezuelan Ambassador to Washington will deliver a special message from Venezuela.
- Moderated by Reverend Graylan Hagler, Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ,