Tag Archives: San José Las Flores

The story of San Jose Las Flores

We currently think of “popular education” as an educational approach that has the purpose of awakening people’s minds, raising awareness and driving their organizational process. During the war, El Salvador had its own popular educators. Their main purpose was sharing with others the basic knowledge they already had. You can learn more about that and […]

Updates on San José Las Flores

Last saturday, Arely Ortega (the sistering representative from CCR) joined me in a trip to San José Las Flores. There, we were met by Zoila Guardado and Dora Serrano and both of them provided some news on the situation of Las Flores. The board – the board is still strong and will be in place […]

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Visits El Salvador

A group of CRLS students recently visited Las Flores over April break. The delegation included CRLS juniors Maribel Rawson-Stone, Emma Ramsdell, and Jesse Simmons; CRLS media staff member Erica Modugno; CRLS alumna, researcher, and activist Stephanie Guirand; Amigos School music teacher Sharon Hamel; Nancy Ryan, Register Forum Correspondent Cathy Hoffman, and Rachel Wyon, founders of […]

Reporting Back from the Cambridge and Austin Sister Cities Delegations

By Catie Johnston Austin Sister Cities Volunteer in San Vicente   Delegations are at the heart of what Sister Cities is all about: they are the incarnation of the solidarity relationships that make things like projects, advocacy, and development possible. In April and May, our sister communities in El Salvador received not one, not two, […]

Reflections of the Cambridge Youth Delegation: A Life Changing Experience

By Konchok Lama     For twelve students from the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School and the three chaperons, the Sister Cities Youth Delegation was a great opportunity to learn the simplicity, success and struggles of El Salvador in the Cambridge Sister City – San Jose Las Flores and other municipalities. We spent ten packed […]

“My Introduction to the World”: Delegate Describes Her Experience

Written by Cassie Alley Member of the Bangor-Carasque Sister Cities Committee   When I was 17 years old, I went through an experience that changed me profoundly.  On October 28th, 2006, I became a citizen of the world, and began to assume the responsibilities that come with being a member of a world community.  For […]

Photos: Sumpul River massacre observance in Cambridge, Mass – May 14, 2007

This May, seven delegates from San Jose Las Flores, Chalatenango, traveled to Cambridge, Massachusetts to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the two communities’ sistering relationship.  One of the most moving and memorable events of the sister communities’ time together was the spontaneous decision to go down to the Charles River on May 14 to observe […]