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Pueblito Updates

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Join the Team!

April 23, 2015

We’re currently seeking  a dynamic and highly motivated individual to fill a temporary full-time Canada Summer Jobs placement for a Project Coordinator (Summer Student). The deadline to apply is May 4th at 1pm. Click here for the full job posting.

Seeking Volunteers for Fiesta de Vida

April 8, 2015

We’re seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help us with our annual fundraising event Fiesta de Vida. We need bartenders (SmartServe certified), registration table assistants, auction spotters and a photographer. If you’re interested send us an email to molly@casapueblito.org. Volunteers will receive free entry to the event as well as snacks and drinks!

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April is Hispanic Heritage Month

March 31, 2015

This year, we are offering special screenings of Our Voices in School in the Greater Toronto Area. Created in 2012 by eight Latino-Hispanic students in Toronto schools, this special 1-hour presentation features the experiences of these youth in our schools and sheds a light on what it is like to be a Latino-Hispanic student in Ontario. If you are from a TCDSB school, click here for more information. For a presentation in another school board, please click here. See what others have to say about Our Voices in School:

“Given the honest accounts of each student’s experience and the reaction by the audience it was clear that all educators could learn from these messages in order to create more welcoming and inclusive learning environments.” –  Rory McGuckin, Superintendent of Learning, TCDSB

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Calling all Latin@-Hispanic Youth!

March 30, 2015

Wanted: Youth Change-Makers! We’re looking for Toronto and Peel-area Latin@-Hispanic high school students who are committed to making a  difference in our communities. Have your voice heard,  gain volunteer hours, and participate in our FREE Leadership Camp. TTC tokens and honorariums available. Join us at our next meeting on Monday, May 11th from 4-6pm. For details and registration information, please click here.

We’re Officially Amalgamated!

March 17, 2015

We made it! Casa Canadiense and Pueblito Canada have officially amalgamated to form Casa – Pueblito. Our Canadian staff are happily settled into our office at 2238 Dundas Street W. and our Nicaraguan staff remain at the Casa in Managua. We look forward to continuing to work in solidarity and are excited for the bright future of this new organization. Check back soon to see what we’re cooking up for our brand new website!

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Fiesta de Vida 2015

March 9, 2015

We are pleased to announce the details of our annual Spring fundraiser, Fiesta de Vida. Join us April 30th at 7:30pm and help us continue our community development work in Nicaragua and Toronto. More information and tickets are available here.

YorkU PD Session Postponed

March 5, 2015

Due to the CUPE 3903 strike at York University, we have decided to postpone our day-long professional development sessions scheduled for March 6th and March 11th. Please check back for up-to-date information on rescheduled workshops, or sign up here to receive email updates.

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We’re Recruiting Volunteers!

January 28, 2015

Be sure to check out our volunteers page for more information on the positions we are currently recruiting volunteers and interns for including the Alumni Project Intern, Event Volunteers, Translators and Designers.

2015 Solidarity Trip to Nicaragua

January 25, 2015

Join Pueblito and Casa Canadiense on our first Solidarity Trip to Nicaragua on August 8 – 17, 2015. Casa and Pueblito supporters are invited to join our board members and visit the Casa, learn about both organizations and our exciting plans for amalgamation, and learn about our important community development projects in Nicaragua. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! For details and to sign up, click here.

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Inclusive Education Workshops

January 21, 2015

Join us for a day of free professional development workshops in inclusive education. Workshops covered will include:

1) An Introduction: Unpacking Privilege in the Classroom
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Understanding Latino-Hispanic Disengagement
3)
Culturally Responsive Teaching
4)
Putting it all Together

When: Friday, March 6th from 9:00am to 6:00pm

Where: York University, Ross South, room 205

To register: Complete this form and email it to programs@pueblito.org.  Please include “YorkU March 6th” in the subject line. Workshop participants are eligible for certificate of completion. Space is limited – sign up today!