Blogging for Chiapas

Zapatista Mother Earth, the Tree of Autonomy, and Rebel Women Mural

This powerful mural celebrating International Women’s Month was painted by Zapatista students, Zapatista education promoters, and Zapatista authorities alongside international volunteers organized by Schools for Chiapas / Escuelas para Chiapas at an autonomous Zapatista secondary school during March 2018 in Chiapas, Mexico.

Sowing dignified seeds for justice and Mother Earth

…each of us must search our hearts and our minds to imagine how we can support sanity in the
face of insanity. We at Schools for Chiapas hope that old fashioned, international solidarity will
remain an important part of our collective and individual response to the current, and the ever
worsening, crises.

Zapatistas welcome Marichuy as she travels throughout Chiapas, Mexico

Indigenous brothers and sisters, the hour of the people has arrived. It is the moment for us to turn and look to our communities, to turn and look to our brothers and sisters. Whatever we’re suffering, they’re suffering too. Even if they are a different color than we are, even if they think differently than we do…