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Journey Into Flamenco

PWhat livens up a dreary November evening better than Flamenco dancing? Suenos Flamencos and friends will be performing “A Journey Into Flamenco” on Saturday, November 21 at Church of the Ascension. This Sandy Hill group always delights with beautiful live music and moving dance. Guests will learn something of Flamenco’s fascinating history, and the significance of each piece. Small plate snacks will be served, and wine will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the youth trip to Guatemala in 2016.

Date:  Saturday, November 21, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm
Location:  Church of the Ascension
253 Echo Drive
Ottawa, ON
Tickets:  $20.00 - Adult
$10.00 - Youth and students; or PWYC
Free   - Children under 12

Applications for the 2016 Expedition to Guatemala

Please note the dates for the project has changed.

We are organizing the next delegation to Guatemala with the Education In Action project. The project will be from February 12-26, 2016. You will find further information in the document link below.

If you interested, we invite you to complete the attached application and return it by November 23, 2015. If you know of anyone who would be interested in participating, please feel free to forward this webpage and application to them.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Education in Action.

Completed application should be returned to

EIA 2016 Project Applications
233 Gilmour Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 0P1
C/O Janet St. Jean

Invitation to the Guatemala project 2016
Participez au projet Guatemala 2016

Field Report from Janet

What is Education In Action is doing in Guatemala? Read the report and updates from Janet. Updated March 13, 2015. Click to read on...

Robero Miranda Award and Refugee Night 2015

Education in action will be presenting the Roberto Miranda Award at the 4th annual Refugee Night. The Roberto Miranda award was established by Peter Showler and is presented to a to a refugee who has shown an outstanding commitment to social justice in Canada.

Date:  Friday February 27, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm (refreshments)
7:00 pm (presentation)
Location:  Alumni Auditorium des anciens,
Centre universitaire Jock-Turcot University Centre,
University of Ottawa,
Ottawa, ON

Inicio Nacionales Campesinos de Sololá exportan “Café Justicia”

An article about the history of Café Justicia that was published in the Guatemalan newspaper Nacionales por Diario La Hora on February 8, 2015.

CCDA Dedicates School to Roberto

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.

Education in Action Gift Cards

The 2013 Education in Action gift cards are available for purchase at $10.00 for a packet of 8. Just email and ask for them.