BLACK LIVES MATTER

MASCP shares in the outpouring of grief for the death of George Floyd and so many others killed by police across the country and here in Madison. People in Arcatao have shown us that any structural change requires dynamic and unrelenting community organizing.  We strongly encourage support for the organizations that are leading local protests and organizing against structural racism and police brutality. Please stay vigilant and act where you can to make structural change a reality.  ¡La lucha sigue!

Sister Cities supports Black Lives Matter

Today, June 8th, 2020, US-El Salvador Sister Cities stands in solidarity with Black communities and Black people across our country who are suffering violence at the hands of police, white supremacists and deeply embedded structural racism in the United States. This plague of racism and white supremacy has led to the suffering of Black people and violence against Black people throughout the history of our country. We also stand in solidarity with Black communities throughout the world identifying and protesting against the instances of police brutality and white supremacy in their home countries.

We join with all those standing for racial justice. We join with all those demanding that those responsible for the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McCade, Ahmaud Arbery, Manuel Ellis and so many other Black lives be brought to justice. We commit to participating actively as an organization in the struggle to end racism in the United States. We know that our liberation is tied to the liberation of Black People. Black Lives Matter.

 

We support the Black Lives Matter movement’s demands for:

 

Welcome to the Madison Arcatao Sister City Project (MASCP) website. MASCP is the organization in Madison Wisconsin, USA that facilitates the official sister city relationship between Madison and Arcatao, El Salvador, a small town in the mountains on the border of El Salvador and Honduras. Read on to learn about our history, current activities and how you can get involved.

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