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Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui visita CCATE

La socióloga, activista y académica boliviana Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui visitó CCATE como parte de las actividades que desarrolló con la Universidad de Pennsylvania y el departamento de estudios latinos y latinoamericanos. La profesora Rivera que por más de cuatro décadas ha luchado por los derechos de las mujeres indígenas Aymara y Quechua, presenció las clases…

CCATE High School Students and Film Making Class meet Documentary Director of East LA, Betsy Kile

The past Tuesday April 3, ten CCATE students with CCATE’s Executive Director Obed Arango attended the presentation of the documentary East LA produced and directed by Betsy Kile. The documentary narrated by Dany Trejo took ten years of production and tells the story of gentrification in Boyle Heights Los Angeles. The event was organized by…

Website workshop at CCATE!

CCATE had a website workshop on Saturday. CCATE teacher, parents and studens learned how to use WordPress.

The General Secretary of OAS visted UPenn

Friday, March 24, the General Secretary of the Organization of Americas States (OAS), Luis Almagro, visited the University of Pennsylvania to sign a Memorandum of Understanding for a mutual collaboration with the university and community partners. An initiative of the Latin America and Latinx studies led by Dr. Tulia Falleti and Dr. Cathy Bartch. CCATE…

Documentary about DACA

    The CCATE filmmaking class has become a tradition for several generations of students. This semester the class is working on a documentary about DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) based on students’ decision to speak on behalf of their families, bothers and sisters, and to show solidarity and support. Through the filmmaking class,…