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"Reclaiming Voices of a Lost Generation" -

LOS DESAPARECIDOS: A forum in panel format will be held at the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MEXICAN ART, 1852 West 19th Street, Chicago, on Saturday, December 3, 2011, 12:30 to 3 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Hear five human rights advocates bear witness to the time when paramilitary groups in Latin America carried out brutal raids on tens of thousands of children, peasants, workers and students who vanished and were never heard from again.

During the years between the 1970's and the 1990's in Latin America, military regimes came to power and made a concerted effort to silence all voices of opposition. "Learn the lessons of history, or it will repeat itself."