From Lorena Estrella ’10:
NWP call for travel applications!!
Interested in Sustainable community delevopment? Rethinking International service?
The Nagarote-Wesleyan Partnership is a student run group that seeks to rethink international service in non-paternalistic ways and build a lasting partnership with the Nagarote community in Nicaragua.
APPLICATIONS TO TRAVEL ARE DUE FRIDAY OCTOBER 9 @ 6PM, at nagarote.wesleyan.partnership@gmail. Get the application here.
From Lorena Estrella ’10:
Interested in Sustainable community development? Rethinking International service?
Come learn more about NWP and how you can contribute towards creating partnership between Nagarote, Nicaragua and the Wesleyan community.
Sunday 9/27 @ 5pm, Woodhead Lounge
Monday 9/28 @ 7pm, PAC 001
Join the Nagarote-Wesleyan Partnership for a discussion on international service and community development in Nicaragua, led by Sarah Proescher, field director of the Norwalk/Nagarote Sister City partnership. Proescher, who in addition to her extensive work advocating for civil rights in Chiapas, Mexico and immigrant rights in New York City, has experience in international service and the issues surrounding it, will address the issue of irresponsible foreign aid and the ‘new paradigm’ of sustainable development.
The NWP will also show a short video about existing programs and the youth involved in the Sister City Project, as well as provide information about the student group on campus.
Date: Tuesday, May 5
Time: 6:00 PM
Place: PAC 002
[Via Karimah Nichols ’09.]
Rock out for Nicaragua with the Mathematicians at Psi U this Friday, sponsored by ICBM to benefit the Nagarote-Wesleyan Partnership:
A little bit electronica, a little bit punk, and a little bit indie-rock, the Mathematicians are always a Wesleyan favorite.
Beware! the Other Heads of Science
synth melodies and punk vocals blend with tempos taht make you dance to bring you the experience that is the Other Heads of Science.
Thick as Thieves
Cambridge alt-rock that starts off sensitive and soft and winds itself up till you’re rockin’ along.
Date: Friday, February 27th
Place: Psi U
$4 at the door
The Nagarote-Wesleyan Partnership is throwing a benefit concert at 200 Church tomorrow night:
Come support Wesleyan’s own The Stone Helms, The Last Minute, & The Bea’les for a night of great music for a great cause! All donations will benefit the Jeronimo-Lopez Youth Project in Nagarote, Nicaragua.
When: Thursday, November 20th @ 9 pm
Where: 200 Church
How much: $2
Activist Gloria Alba Andino Lopez will be giving a lecture entitled “DR-CAFTA and the Roots of Migration: How Free Trade Agreements Hurt the Environment, Workers, and You”:
The Nagarote-Wesleyan Partnership is bringing Gloria Alba Andino Lopez to campus to talk about firsthand knowledge of how unjust policies affect communities south of the U.S. border. Ms. Lopez is a community leader and activist from El Regadío, Estelí, Nicaragua. For over twenty years, she has represented organized resistance against the detrimental impacts of neoliberal economic policies that damage small farming communities.
The talk is cosponsored by Wesleyan World Wednesdays and the Latin American Studies Department.
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 29
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Usdan 108
The Nagarote-Wesleyan Partnership is having an informational meeting:
The group defines itself as a non-paternalistic service learning group involved in a sister city program with Nagarote, Nicaragua (and Norwalk, CT). This involves promoting interest and knowledge of Nicaraguan and Latin American culture and a trip over spring break to Nagarote.
Date: Thursday, September 25
Time: 4:30 pm
Place: PAC 004