[act-ma] 2/02 Meet Griselda Aguilera, volunteer for Cuban Literacy in 1961

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Wed Jan 31 16:11:50 PST 2018


Details about another short presentation and another unrelated event are 
at the bottom.

Meet Griselda Aguilera Cabrera, one of the youngest volunteers in Cuba’s 
historic literacy campaign of 1961.

Including a showing of a half hour film about the Literacy Campaign 
"Maestra"

Now retired from her career as an educator, Griselda works with the 
Cuban Psychology Society’s
Working Group on Identity and Diversity, in activities to combat 
homophobia, racial discrimination, prejudice against people with 
HIV/AIDS, and violence against women and girls.

Encuentro 5, 9A Hamilton Place, near Park St and the Orpheum Theater

Friday, Feb. 2nd  7 PM

Griselda will speak in Spanish with English Translation.  The film is 
mostly in Spanish with sub-titles.

https://www.facebook.com/events/942932972523838/

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She will also be doing a short "seven minutes on a Sunday" presentation 
at Community Church on Sunday, Feb. 4rd at 11 AM.   She will be on 
before the main presentation.

Details about the  main presentation that day are at

https://www.facebook.com/events/1964508317144298/

Also of interest on this Thursday.

*Alan West-Durán*, /A Cultural History of Cuba/, book launch 
<https://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/csgs/event/from-ayon-to-zombies-a-look-at-cuban-culture/#_ga=2.93045981.1941188260.1516130994-786046451.1503493281> 
— reading, discussion, Q&A — Thursday, Feb 1, noon-2:00, Northeastern 
University, Department of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies, 310 
Renaissance Park, 1135 Tremont St., across from the Ruggles MBTA station 
and parking garage, #63 on the campus map 
<http://www.northeastern.edu/campusmap/map/qad8.html>. Alan will also 
translate our Friday program.




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