Heather Day

Heather Day

Heather Day is co-founder and Executive Director of Community Alliance for Global Justice. In 1999 she helped organize the WTO protests while working with CISPES, Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador, and hosted an event, "Voices from the Global South", featuring organizers from multiple continents. She cut her teeth as an organizer with the NAFTA-GATT Justice Committee after graduating from The Evergreen State College. She holds a Masters in Geography from the University of Washington; her research focused on how the Free Trade Areas of the Americas was defeated by activists collaborating transnationally.

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People take over the intersection in front of the WA State Convention Center on the 20 year anniversary of the WTO Shutdown. (Photo: Elliot Stoller) Views
Saturday, December 07, 2019
Celebrating WTO+20 and Looking Forward in Seattle
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...
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