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Education in Action invites you to
University of Ottawa
Jock Turcot University Centre,
Friday, February 28, 2014
7:00 - 9:00 pm
where the 2014 Roberto Miranda Award will be presented to a refugee who has shown an outstanding commitment to social justice in Canada. This award was established by Peter Showler.
Click HERE for more information.
The Canadian maritime volunteer group that support the efforts of Guatemalans struggling for political, social, and economic justice Breaking the Silence (BTS) is currently looking for Human Rights Accompaniers to volunteer in Guatemala from May to at least July 2014.
Accompaniers work as human rights observers, providing an international presence to Guatemalans organizing in defence of their rights. Accompaniers work in pairs travelling between the capital and an assigned region. Breaking the Silence Network will train the accompaniers and matches them with BTS Local Committees. For more information, visit the BTS website at (http://www.breakingthesilenceblog.com/general/bts-recruiting-2-human-rights-accompaniers-to-start-may-1/).
The coffee rust fungus in Central America has affected one third of the coffee crops that produce Cafe Justicia and the situation is getting worse. Cafe Justicia and Education in Actions needs your help. Please click HERE to find out how you can help.
Education in Action is now accepting applicants to join the 2014 Project in Guatemala in the spring of 2014. Click HERE for more information.
As of November 17, 2013, spots are still available on the 2014 expedition team. If you are interested, please contact Education in Action.
With funding and an expedition team of volunteers from Education in Action, the CCDA built a school the village of Ixoloc San Pedrito. This is a presentation that Leocadio gave to the agriculture secretary on the opening of the school which the CCDA dedicated to Roberto Miranda. Click HERE to view the presentation.
EIA volunteer Maximo runs for Roberto in his school's 2013 Terry Fox run.
The 2013 Education in Action gift cards are available for purchase at $10.00 for a packet of 8. Just email email@example.com and ask for them.