[act-ma] Fwd: Who's Speaking @ Building a Global Village Together? Place-based, international non-profits
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Wed Apr 25 20:17:27 PDT 2018
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> Subject: Who's Speaking @ Building a Global Village Together? Place-based, international non-profits
> Date: April 25, 2018 at 6:00:42 PM EDT
> To: gmoke at world.std.com
> Reply-To: sarah-earthos at ldparch.com
> Dear Friends,
> We hope you'll join us this Saturday April 28th for dialogue and learning with those who are building sustainability and resiliency in their communities around the world. With a bioregional, place-based lens, we are particularly interested in efforts created by local actors-either by those in the communities or by ex-patriots from these communities. As international citizens, we are asking how do we collaborate with and support these efforts? PLEASE SHARE. This is free and open to the public! See below for the agenda.
> Building a Global Village Together
> A conversation with international, place-based nonprofits
> about building local and regional capacity
> April 28th 10am-30pm
> 1310 Broadway, Somerville, MA
> Who's Speaking?
> Jean Patrick Lucien, Founder
> EDEM Foundation, Il-a-Vache, Haiti
> Building resilience through sustainable community enterprise
> EDEM Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide an environment of mentoring, learning, and support services for the incubation and growth of successful individuals, enterprises and institutions that will create a sustainable community on the island of Ile-a-Vache in Haiti by leveraging the unique resources of the region. (Edem is Haitian Kreyol for "Help Me")
> website: http://edem2.org <http://edem2.org/>
> Mirela Kulović & Dragana Kovačević, Leaders
> Art Centar Gračanica, the Balkans
> Building resilience through art and creativity
> The mission of the Art Centar Gračanica is to connect individuals with a strong urge to establish creative environments. The purpose of our work is to support, develop and promote access to art in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region. With artist engagement everybody benefits. Art and Artists make every environment more rich, creative and human. Initiated in 2017, Art Centar Gračanica hopes to open the doors in summer of 2018 with the first show of local artist. Before that, we are excited to share with you more about art in Bosnia and Herzegovina and art in countries of the region.
> website: <>www.artgracanica.org <http://www.artgracanica.org/>
> Andrews Agbleke (Kwasi), Ph.D., President and Co-Founder
> Sena Institute of Technology, Ghana
> Building resilience through science & technology
> Sena Institute of Technology is a non-profit research institute built to bring seasoned and young researchers across the globe to work together for a common purpose of building research capacity in Africa. The Institute will cover all areas of academic discipline and engage faculty and students to facilitate innovative and sustainable development of research in Ghana and across Africa. Sena Institute of Technology was incorporated in Ghana in May 2016. The Institute was founded with the aim of developing research across the country and the continent to pull resources together to create an environment for scientific progression and development. The three primary objectives of the Institute are: 1) Facilitate intellectual interactions between scientists leading to collaborations; 2) Allocate shared resources to researchers to increase productivity and sustainable development ; 3) Development of innovative resources tailored to the African continent and the world.
> website: http://sitghana.org <http://sitghana.org/>
> Louisina Louidor, Founder
> Hope for Brighter Day, Central Haiti & Waltham, MA
> Building resilience through health and well-being
> Hope For A Brighter Day Inc. is a public benefit nonprofit 501(c)(3) community based organization incorporated, organized and operated exclusively for Educational, Medical and Charitable purposes. Hope For A Brighter Day is organized and operated to provide relief for the poor, distressed, and underprivileged citizens and immigrants in the City of Waltham and nearby communities. We also focus on those people currently living in Haiti who suffer from lack of clean water, nutritious food, and access to adequate healthcare. To provide education and instruction to those residing in Haiti by donating necessary school supplies, equipment, and providing access to teachers. We will strive to enable impoverished children, women, and men in Haiti to overcome the extreme emotional hardships they have endured through decades of, social and political turmoil. Our goals are to improve the health, economic, social and educational realities of the people of Haiti.
> website: http://hopeforabrighterday.org <http://hopeforabrighterday.org/>
> Hyacinth John, Leader
> Boston for Dominica, Caribbean & Boston, MA
> Building resilience to natural disasters
> Boston for Dominica is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, based in Boston Massachusetts. It was created in 2015 in response to Tropical Storm Erika. Our goal is to provide assistance towards high priority needs for the people of Dominica, particularly after natural disasters. Let us UNITE for Dominica and the people of Dominica affected by the devastation and destruction of hurricane Maria.
> website: <>www.bostonfordominica.org <http://www.bostonfordominica.org/>, https://www.facebook.com/BostonForDominica <https://www.facebook.com/BostonForDominica>
> 9:30AM-10AM Check-in, networking, and coffee
> 10AM-10:30AM Introductions
> 10:30AM-12PM Presentations by non-profits with Q&A
> 12PM-12:30PM Lunch with informal discussions
> 12:30PM-2PM Presentations by non-profits with Q&A
> 2PM-3PM Discussion:
> How do we support these place-based, international efforts?
> We have limited space, and we are filling up fast, so please register <http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001zjjeaLG9NevoKnI1vv1ZB7eyL44KEUzk6iFR7LOXum3Z0RW8__DHFjUojpsP7KaCivIKItwEmRwCFZ05xARIVFNM9748FeJA574jle_hBM9WqkAmtMuW84lqLA2uEMEKQkgr9FZ3F8t2iOpNS4gEQF-zdJU33Fv9qEOL7VmJuMjQr957hsJZLPBPpxu8kRhWpyL06rHDSYlQyNqDRggUuj4zH3VxgtVLZL7YULvxYoyXy3EftA-P2xnMluyvhY1FiHMphHbsP-Jo_z2eGhzfEUy8sSDRnDwsN2BRvYnAF83h4xeBAcsiLgHcIlLWKptAbTy0PdvnmEk=&c=0XgEFQ6LEuv3G8AVFOzYk0vdrtgMfgfsukS19qwCvX6uRKPr4eMl_Q==&ch=uTY08LNjXfB6fiAuO2xVazVj73zt2xEeZJMvFhrBr9VbDYI2l89IsA==> now!
> Sarah Howard, MPP, LEED AP, Earthos Executive Director
> Patricia Loheed, FASLA, Earthos Board Director
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