[act-ma] Fwd: Celebrate 25yrs of US/El Salvador Solidarity this Saturday 5/14!!

Myrna Morales myrna at communitychangeinc.org
Tue May 10 12:43:54 PDT 2011


> Subject: Celebrate 25yrs of US/El Salvador Solidarity this Saturday  
> 5/14!!
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> San José Las Flores is turning 25 and Cambridge is celebrating!!
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> Join the Cambridge/El Salvador Sister City Project for an evening of  
> art, music, and food to celebrate 25 years of Salvadoran struggle  
> and Cambridge solidarity!. and support Cambridge’s June delegation  
> to San José las Flores.
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> There will be a full Salvadoran dinner - rice, beans, chicken and  
> more…. Live music – listen and dance to jazz standards by The  
> Embraceables with Harvey Cox, Jim Wallace, Rod Nordell, Bill  
> Gnichtel and Brian O'Connell... and a Silent auction with:  
> Photographs and cards - Jaime Camacho, Gloria Carrigg, Cathy  
> Hoffman, Prints- Phyllis Ewen, Hector Perlera Guillen. Books - Elkin  
> Echeverri, Santiago Miranda and more….
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> $25 suggested donation to include dinner. All size donations accepted.
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> Since its courageous repopulation in June of 1986, San José Las  
> Flores has persevered – rebuilding, reforesting and reinventing  
> itself – Health care for all, schooling through 12th grade with  
> scholarships for college, cooperatives for women and for forestry  
> and cattle, green farming and Ecotourism, community decision-making,  
> youth leadership, political success…..
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> US/El Sister Cities is turning 25 and the whole network is  
> celebrating.
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> More than 2 dozen communities across the US have paired with  
> repopulated communities to strengthen their efforts for organizing  
> and sustainability….
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> The struggles go on – against gold mining, neo-liberal trade  
> policies, privatization, orchestrated violence, and  
> remilitarization. And so do the relationships. In June a delegation  
> of new and old, Salvadoran organizers in the US and solidarity  
> activists will go to El Salvador to celebrate the 25th in Las Flores  
> and meet with organizers and activists in the capitol.
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> Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php? 
> eid=205521606146082
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> For tax deductible donation send checks to: IPC, PO Box 390-325,  
> Cambridge, MA 02139 OR Donate securely online: http://tinyurl.com/DonateIPC
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> For more information, cambridgeelsalvador at gmail.com
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