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Pueblito Updates

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Join us for our Open House

August 1, 2014

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new project, Voices for Change in Education: Developing Leadership in Inclusive Education.  Voices for Change will build on the successes of our 2012 pilot project, Our Voices In School.  Learn about this exciting new Toronto-based initiative and how teachers, teacher candidates, Latino-Hispanic community organizations, parents and students can get involved.

When:     Saturday, September 13th 2014, 10am – Noon

Where:  Center for Social Innovation Spadina (215 Spadina Ave), 1st floor

Click here for our Open House flier in English and Spanish.

Revisiting the Nicaraguan Revolution

Revisiting the Nicaraguan Revolution

June 16, 2014

Pueblito Canada and Casa Canadiense are pleased to present a special exhibit, Revisiting the Nicaraguan Revolution. This exhibit, opening on the 35th anniversary of the Revolution and running until the end of August, will feature a collection of original, official Sandinista posters published and distributed in Nicaragua during the tumultuous 1980s. We invite you to join us on Liberation Day to reflect on the Nicaraguan Revolution and the complexities of this period in history.

We hope you will join us at our exhibit opening on Saturday July 19th (Liberation Day)!

When: 7pm – 10pm

Where: Vtape (in the VMAC Gallery)

401 Richmond W, Suite 452, Toronto, ON

Admission: Donations gratefully accepted

Light refreshments will be available.

New Program Manager for Voices for Change Project!

June 4, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Pueblito has received a three-year grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation for a project called Voices for Change in Education: Developing Leadership in Inclusive Education.  With this generous funding, we were able to hire a full-time Program Manager, María Wong, to oversee the initiative which will build on the successes of our pilot project, Our Voices in Schools. Voices for Change aims to address issues surrounding the 40% school drop-out rate amongst Latino-Hispanic youth in Ontario by providing Toronto and Peel-area Latino-Hispanic high school students with opportunities to acquire leadership skills, in addition to training teachers and teacher candidates to become agents of change in building a school culture that values the diverse contributions of all students.

Be sure to keep an eye on our website and our social networking sites for updates on this exciting project!

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Join us for our first Solidarity Trip!

April 29, 2014

Join us for our first Casa Canadiense-Pueblito Canada Solidarity Trip in Nicaragua this summer! Price includes in-country ground transportation, meals, and lodging. Deadline to sign up is June 1st, 2014.

Find details here.

 

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International Youth Internship Program

March 25, 2014

Check out the results from Pueblito’s International Youth Internship Program.  The project had a deep impact on the young people who worked in Nicaragua and on supporting the work of our partners.

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Fiesta de Vida April 10, 2014

February 27, 2014

Join us on April 10th as we celebrate our 3rd Annual Fiesta De Vida event! An evening dedicated to supporting Pueblito Canada by strengthening our innovative education programs for children and youth in Latin America.

Mix and mingle at the stunning Centre for Social Innovation-Annex while enjoying lively music, refreshments, and tapas. The evening will include professional live paintings, a silent auction, and the much anticipated Fund-A-Need auction.  The transformative work done by Pueblito across Central America supports children by creating innovative art-based education programs.  Throughout the evening we will celebrate our annual Alumni Project and present winners of the 2nd Annual Global Education Award competition.

Buy your tickets today at www.fiestadevida.com

Don’t miss out on a spectacular evening!

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Join us at the “Art Matters” Lunch & Learn!

January 27, 2014

Thursday, February 6 at 12:30 three of our recently returned interns will be leading a discussion of art-based education and the impact it makes on gender equity in the classroom.  Come to 215 Spadina Ave, Suit 120 to join in. We’ll be providing lunch.

Happy New Year everyone!

January 10, 2014

We hope you had a restful holiday season!

Welcome back, Katie Daly!  Katie has been away for a year and returned as our Program Director this month.  We are excited to work with Katie this year!

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Meet the Pueblito Interns and learn about their experiences in Nicaragua!

December 9, 2013

Pueblito is excited to welcome back 13 of our remarkable interns from Nicaragua.  Having spent the last 6-7 months in Pearl Lagoon and Estelí, Nicaragua, interns are returning with a wealth of experiences, stories and excitement to share.

To celebrate their return, please join us on Tuesday, December 17th for food, drinks and some holiday cheer.  Interns will be sharing stories and photos of their experiences and the work of Pueblito’s partner organizations FADCANIC and FUNARTE.

We will gather at 6pm on the second floor of Hotel Ocho, 195 Spadina Avenue, Toronto.

The event is free however please let us know if you plan to attend by sending an RSVP email to pueblitoevent@gmail.com.