[act-ma] Sat. 8/4 - Colombia Vive fundraiser and screening of Born Under Fire at East Boston's ZUMIX

Bill Spirito (BASE) spirito at spanishclassesboston.com
Thu Aug 2 13:04:38 PDT 2012

After TecsChange's kick-off, enjoying a pupusa at the Festival 
Salvadoreño-Americano, take a stroll back down Meridian St. to ZUMIX 
(just a couple blocks from Maverick Square) to partake in some empanadas 
and a great Colombian animated documentary for Colombia Vive's summer 

  * *WHAT? - screening of Born Under Fire, food, beverages, y friends *
  * *WHEN? - Sat. 8/4; Food and beverages will be available at 6pm, and
    the screening will begin at 7pm.*
  * *WHERE? - *mapa
    *260 Sumner St., East Boston, MA  02128*
  * *HOW? - with your donation of $10 and your purchase of food and
    beverages; or if you will not be attending, with your tax-deductible
    donation of $10, $25, $50 or whatever you are able to contribute

A Colombia Vive fundraiser: your $10 donation and your purchase of food 
and beverages at this screening will help Colombia Vive to work from 
Boston for Human Rights in Colombia.  If you are unable to attend, we 
appreciate your tax-deductible donation of $10, $25, $50 or whatever you 
can contribute 

*Pequeñas Voces / Born Under Fire*

Born Under Fire is a film narrated by displaced children between the 
ages of 8 and 13 who were brought up in a world of violence and chaos in 
Colombia.  The film won the prestigious India Catalina award for best 
documentary in last year's Cartagena International Film Festival. *Find 
out more and see the trailer at colombiavive.org 

We will also screen a short video with a message from the Director, 
Jairo Carrillo, for Colombia Vive and Boston.

This event is co-sponsored by ZUMIX 

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	[act-ma] 8/04 TecsChange at First Annual Festival 
Salvadoreño-Americano en Nueva Inglaterra in East Boston
Date: 	Thu, 02 Aug 2012 08:24:07 -0400
From: 	Charlie Welch <cwelch at tecschange.org>
To: 	act-ma at act-ma.org

See below for information and a video clip about the  First Annual 
Festival Salvadoreño-Americano en Nueva Inglaterra in East Boston on 
this Saturday Aug 4th.

This event will be taking place this Saturday right outside TecsChange's 
new office.  We will be there from 1 to 6 at an absolute minimum but 
come help us for an hour our two so we can stay open longer.

We just finished shipping out 40 computers to 3 hospitals in El 
Salvador,   We will be getting the information out about this.   See our 
preliminary new web site http://www.tecschange.org/home/ for more details.

This will serve as a kick off event for our new office 46 Bennington 
St.  in the basement   Come to the festival  and drop in to see 
TecsChanges new office.


Info on the Festival*
On Saturday, August 4^th , the Salvadorian community in New England will 
be making history as they celebrate their First Annual *Festival 
Salvadoreño-Americano en Nueva Inglaterra*. This is a free event and 
thousands are expected to gather, to celebrate El Salvador's traditions 
and culture! On this edition of "Centro", WBZ's Yadires Nova-Salcedo 
talks with festival coordinator Jose Alvarez. Tune In! *FOR MORE 
Festival Salvadoreño- Americano
Nueva Inglaterra
August 4, 2012 10AM-10PM
46 Bennington St
East Boston



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