The Politics of Aid and Intervention An Activists' Conference
by Chicago Committee in Solidarity with Southern Africa
Chicago, Illinois, United States
February 1993
5 pages
Program for a conference sponsored by Chicago Committee in Solidarity with Southern Africa and The Africa Fund at DePaul University in Chicago on February 20, 1993. The program includes an open session with Welcome by Basil Clunie and Overview by Lisa Brock. The program includes a session "The Year of Decision in South Africa-Prospects for Democracy" with Prexy Nesbitt (Facilitator), Debra Evenson, Molefe Tsele, Mary Scott Boria, Michael Elliott, Shola Moore, and Fassil Demissie. The program includes a session "The Frontline States - Politics of Aid and Intervention" with Basil Clunie (Facilitator), Prexy Nesbitt, Lisa Brock, Rachel Rubin, and Barbara Ransby. The program says anti-apartheid videos will be shown featuring the Africa Fund's graphic 15 minute documentary "Stop Apartheid's Violence" (1992). The program includes Workshops "Reshaping Foreign Policy Toward Southern Africa in the Post Cold War Era" with Barbara Ransby (Facilitator), Mary Scott Boria, and Prexy Nesbitt; "Aid and Trade: Economic Intervention in Southern Africa" with Rachel Rubin (Facilitator), Molefe Tsele, Basil Clunie, and Michael Elliott; and "Elections in Southern Africa: Forward to People's Power of…" with Shola Moore (Facilitator), Lisa Brock, and Debra Evenson. The program includes short biographies of conference panelists. The program discusses the September 1993 elections in Angola, Clergy and Laity Concerned (CALC), the Chicago-Alexandra Sister Community Project, housing, the transition to democracy, the Illinois Labor Network Against Apartheid, the United Auto Workers (UAW), the National Lawyers Guild, the ANC Constitutional and Legal Department, the ANC (African National Congress), historically Black universities, human rights, the Chicago Conference of Black Lawyers, the U.S.-South Africa Sister Community Project, the Mozambique Solidarity Office, African American Women in Defense of Ourselves, Cook County Hospital, the Lutheran School of Theology, the Midwest South African International Students Organization (SAISCO), Alexandra Township, the Southern Africa Response Network, President Clinton, the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), the Washington Office on Africa (WOA), and TransAfrica.
Used by permission of former members of the Chicago Committee in Solidarity with Southern Africa.
Collection: Kathleen M. Devine papers