Ace Saturay was with the Seattle community organization Sentenaryo ng Bayan ('Peoples Centennial' in Tagalog) and the lead organizer of the 'No to WTO' International Peoples Assembly, who brought together hundreds of Global South movement leaders and people of color from the US and Canada to meet together and to help shut down the WTO in 1999 . One of his contributions was to propose and monthly Labor Temple 'No to WTO' gatherings that everyone in Seattle for Neighborhood No to Two groups and educate, organize and mobilize their neighborhood; this resulted in about a dozen neighborhood groups who worked for months to educate and mobilize the people of Seattle.
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Monday, December 02, 2019
WTO Shutdown: 'Victory Belongs to the People'
WTO Shutdown 20-Year Anniversary Series: The Shutdown WTO Organizers History Project and Common Dreams have produced this series of ten people's history accounts and forward-looking lessons from organizers who were in the streets of Seattle in 1999—at the very end of last century. Articles in the...