Please join the Santa Elena Project of Accompaniment (SEPA) in welcoming Rigoberto Ordonez, a founding member of Nuevo Amenecer (New Dawn), a school in northwest Guatemala which draws students from Copal AA and surrounding communities.
Mr. Ordonez will discuss the challenges and accomplishments of educating young people in rural Mayan communities. Besides basic education, Nuevo Amenecer is noted for "promoting organic farming, democratic principals, gender equality, and pride in Mayan accomplishments."
Light refreshment will be served following presentation.
Heiser Auditorium, Kendal
600 Kendal Drive
Oberlin, OH 44074