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Panel Discussion on the March 13,1979 Grenada Revolution

March 11, 2014
It takes a Revolution
Public Panel Discussion on Thursday 13th March 2014
The Public Workers Union Centre
Port Highway in Tanteen, St. George’s
5:15 pm
 
Topic: Perspectives on the Grenada Revolution 35 Years After.
Given the constitutional reform process underway in Grenada this panel seeks to build a discussion around on whether there were defects in the Grenada Constitution which contributed to creating the environment for the Revolution, constitutional challenges posed by the Revolution and lessons arising from the revolutionary experience which are relevant to the constitutional reform process.
 
Panelists: 
Dr. Francis Alexis, constitutional law expert and head of the Constitutional Reform Commission
Mr. Chester Humphrey, trade unionist
Mr. Jerry Romain, former GULP executive member and detainee during the Revolution
Ms. Claudette Joseph, attorney-at-law
 
Moderator: Mr.Ruggles Ferguson, attorney-at-law.


Each panelist will be given 10 minutes to address the audience and questions and comments from the audience will be invited.

*Note this is not a Groundation Grenada event we were forwarded this information but we are not sure who the coordinators of the event are.

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Groundation Grenada is a youth led social action collective, founded in 2009, which focuses on the use of creative media to assess the community’s needs, raise consciousness and act to create positive radical growth.  We pursue our mission online, through Groundationgrenada.com, and this year began expanding to live events and special projects in collaboration with local, regional and international artists and activists. Groundation Grenada’s website supports both local and diasporic voices, acting as an interface to connect youth who are hungry for innovative change.

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