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Alexa Cuesta-Flórez

Spain

  • City, State: Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana
  • Geographic Location: Europe
  • Languages: spanish

About me:

Soy una artista, investigadora, colaboro en la organización de exposiciones colectivas con temática feminista.

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Visit My Web site (laobracuesta.wordpress.com)


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Nominate the Most Creative Rural Woman

Nominate the Most Creative Rural Woman

Don't miss the World Rural Women's Day (WRWR) on October 15, 2008! Celebrate their work and support them in claiming their fundamental universal rights. Nominate today your candidate for WRWD annual award-Prize for women's creativity in rural life. (English, French)


Discover MiRA Resource Center

Discover MiRA Resource Center

MiRA promotes equality for black, immigrant and refugee women in Norway. They provide legal assistance and counseling, networking opportunities and a meeting place for young minority women. Check out their incredible documentaries "Odin's Women Colouring the North" and support their cause. (English, Norwegian)


Protect Our Earth

Protect Our Earth

Environment and development were crucial issues for Gro Harlem Brundtland. Women's Develoment and Environment Organization (WEDO) is making her vision come true. Learn about their work and consider their fellowship and internship programs. (English)

Add Your Name--<br>Stop Domestic Violence

Add Your Name--
Stop Domestic Violence

Say No to Violence Against Women and add your name today to this UN Development Fund for Women's campaign. Every signature counts: The United Nations Foundation will donate $1 for each the first 100,000 signatures.

Discover the Hunger Project

Discover the Hunger Project

The Hunger Project (THP) is a global, strategic organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger by empowering millions of women and men in Asia, Africa and Latin America. In India they successfully train women to lead village councils. Learn about THP and contribute to their noble cause. (English)

Tap Into Women

Tap Into Women's Art in Mexico

Love I.M.O.W.? Then check out this incredible women's museum in Mexico that celebrates contemporary Mexican women artists. MUMA features captivating, controversial and political artwork such as Lorena Wolffer's renowned performance piece on the femicides in Ciudad Juarez. (Spanish)


Justice for Anna Politkovskaya

Justice for Anna Politkovskaya

Russian journalist Anna Politkovskava was murdered in October of 2006 for reporting on human rights abuses. Help speak the truth about her assassination. --English, French, Spanish.

Bring Your Activism <br>to Work Day

Bring Your Activism
to Work Day

What are maquila working conditions really like? Sign up for a maquila tour, sponsored by the Centro de Información para Trabajadores y Trabajadoras (Worker Information Center). Attend discussions with social rights and labor rights activists. (English) 

The International Violence Against Women Act

The International Violence Against Women Act

The International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) is a historic and unprecedented effort of the U.S. government to take leadership in establishing an overall and integrated approach to respond and address violence against women and girls internationally. The Act establishes a Coordinator to Combat Violence Against Women Internationally. The time is now to capitalize on this awareness and support and to enact this comprehensive vision to address the problem of violence against women.

Help End Women

Help End Women's Poverty: Support the GROWTH Act

The Global Resources and Opportunities for Women to Thrive (GROWTH) Act would address some of the most critical economic barriers women that keep women in poor countries from earning an income, barriers such as unequal property rights, lack of access to credit and trade, and poor wages and working conditions.

For the GROWTH Act to be passed, it needs concerned citizens to urge Congress to support it. Send an automatic letter to your Senators and Representatives asking them to support the bill.

Support Las Madres

Support Las Madres

Show solidarity and demand justice for the disappeared children of Las Madres. Join their Thursday protests on the Plaza in Buenos Aires. --Spanish

What is Pink and <br>Wants Peace?

What is Pink and
Wants Peace?

Join outrageous, provocative, and creative women who are adamant to create change. From Guantanamo and Iraq to Pakistan and Darfur, take action with CODEPINK. -- English

Say NO to AFSPA!

Say NO to AFSPA!

Help repeal the law that gives military the authority to arrest, shoot and kill on suspicion alone. Sign the petition and stop human rights violations in Manipur. -- English

Respect Everyone Everywhere

Respect Everyone Everywhere

If you can no longer remain silent, then this is the time to put your foot down. Join Respect-ev, sign their petition and help stop female genital mutilation. --English, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish

Right to Water

Right to Water

One billion people worldwide do not have access to clean water. Learn about Blue Planet Project's global campaign Right to Water. Support their mission to protect water for generations to come. --English

Actions that Change the World

Actions that Change the World

Hundreds of simple everyday actions improve our environment and health. We Are What We Do is a movement that aims to inspire people to change the world one small action at a time. View their list of basic actions and commit to taking action today! --English

Send an SOS!

Send an SOS!

Sign the Save Our Seed (SOS) Petition and keep native and organically-grown seeds free of genetically modified organisms! --English, French, Spanish

Reduce Your Pollution

Reduce Your Pollution

Make a commitment to reduce pollution. Change your everyday and long-term behavior. Commit to Rachel Carson Legacy Challenge and lessen your ecological footprint. --English

Mercury in Fish

Mercury in Fish

Read informational guides about toxins we are exposed to everyday from a trusted source. -- English.

Women Talk Peace

Women Talk Peace

Listen to Ugandan women speak about their experiences during the war and their efforts towards peace. Hear three radio programs in English, Swahili and Luganda.

Stop Violence Against Women

Stop Violence Against Women

Women Living Under Muslim Laws tracks violations of women's rights done in the name of religion. Visit their website to read about and sign petitions against these violations. -English, French, Arabic

Design a Political Poster

Design a Political Poster

Favianna designs incredible political posters and puts them online for all social activist use. In the service of social justice, use freely those black and white stickers in any and all of your leaflets, newsletters, banners and picket signs. Browse the artwork.

Plant for the Planet

Plant for the Planet

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), through its Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign has set a new goal: to plant seven billion trees worldwide by the end of 2009. Register your planted trees and pledge to plant on the campaign's website! --Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese

Who’s Your Mama?

Who’s Your Mama?

Mama Cash knows that money makes the world go round, and she helps it spin better by funding innovative projects that support women's rights. Find out how your organization can benefit from a Mama Cash grant. Application guidelines in English, Dutch, French, Spanish

Make Art, Make Change

Make Art, Make Change

Pencils and paintbrushes, video cameras and violins -- in the right hands, these can be powerful tools for social change. ArtCorps sends artists to Central America to work with community groups. Apply for a placement. -- English, Spanish

National Day of Action to Eradicate Poverty

National Day of Action to Eradicate Poverty

In honor of the UN's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, participate in CARE's National Day of Action October 17, 2008.

Make the Media Work for You

Make the Media Work for You

Are the issues you care about missing in the media? Make sure the real stories get told by learning how to tell them yourself. Sign up for a free online course in print and broadcast reporting, the ethics of journalism, or editing, offered by News University. -- English

Stop Femicide in Mexico

Stop Femicide in Mexico

Sign the petition to stop femicide in Ciudad Juarez and Chihuanhua. Since 1993, over 450 women have been brutally murdered. The Mexican government has not taken adequate action to prevent or punish the murderers. Call on President Calderon to ensure justice for these women--English, Spanish

Who are Women in Black?

Who are Women in Black?

Women in Black is a world-wide network of women committed to peace and actively opposed to war, militarism and other forms of violence. Learn about their work and how to start your own peaceful vigil. --English, French

Join the Green Belt Movement

Join the Green Belt Movement

Want to empower women and reduce carbon emissions? Come plant and grow trees with the Green Belt Movement founded by the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai. Take part in a Green Belt Safaris and get to know the women who built this inspiring movement from ground up. (English)

Frontera Women's Foundation

Learn more about how you can support the nonprofit group based in El Paso, Texas that recently launched new scholarship program for girls from low-income families in Juarez, Mexico.

Help End Violence Against Women and Girls: Sign the I-VAWA Petition!

Help End Violence Against Women and Girls: Sign the I-VAWA Petition!

It's estimated that 1 out of 3 women worldwide will be the victim of violence or abuse at some point in their lives. This must stop.

The International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA), is a bill now before Congress that, if passed, would, for the first time, comprehensively incorporate these solutions into all U.S. foreign assistance programs - solutions such as promoting women's economic opportunity, addressing violence against girls in school, and working to change public attitudes - bring about transformational change. Please urge Congress to make the IVAWA a reality for the millions of women worldwide it would affect by signing the petition.

Free Rice

Free Rice

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Bring Human Rights for Home

Bring Human Rights for Home

Amnesty Intertional Mongolia is organizing varoius events for Human Right campaign and youth group is the most active, Please visit the website and see how Mongolian Amnesty International is acting for Human Rights in their home country. www.amnesty.mn



From Exhibiting You:

Is the Immigrant odd and exotic?
The Colombian artist Alexa Cuesta, who has been living Spain for the past two years, heads a network of women immigrant artists.  The municipal governement of  Castellón-Valencia has sponsored an exhibition of this circle of artists titled Vortice X .
 

From Community:

Serie contra la violencia de género
1. "abrazo público (Detrás de un abrazo público existen síntomas de dominación)  

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