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Making Contact – “Looking Back, Moving Forward: Making Contact’s 2010 Year in Review”

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An earthquake in Haiti.  The BP oil spill.  A crumbling US economy and educational system.  And domestic workers in New York receive a historic bill of rights.  We look back at some stories we brought you in 2010, and look ahead to 2011.


Pierre Labossierre, Haiti Action Committee; Ansel Herz, independent journalist living in Haiti; Albert Naquin, Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimachas Tribal Chief; Aaron Viles, Gulf Restoration Network Campaign Director; Robert Gorman, Catholic Charities Houma-Thibodaux Executive Director; R.J. Molinair & Clairece Fralou, Gulf Coast residents; Marguerite Higa, parent, organizer of Save Our Schools Hawaii; Ai-Jen Poo,Pat Francois, Domestic Workers United member. National Domestic Workers Alliance Director.


For More Information:

Haiti Action Committee


Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti


Ansel Herz


Democracy Now’s coverage of earthquake in Haiti


Gulf Restoration Network –New Orleans, LA


Global Exchange Chevron Program –San Francisco, CA


Mobilization for Climate Justice


Antonia Juhasz


Act Against Oil-Abolish Offshore Drilling


Biloxi-Chitimacha Confederation of Muskogees


Catholic Charities Houma-Thibodaux – Houma, LA


Louisiana Bucket Brigade


Louisiana Environmental Action Network


Rethinking Schools


Save Our Schools Hawaii


National Domestic Workers Alliance


Domestic Workers United


 United States Social Forum