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EventsAtlantic Tour with Guatemalan Partners

Sunday, June 18, 2017 EDT @ 12:00 am - Thursday, June 22, 2017 EDT @ 3:00 am

Stories from the New Hope Foundation in Guatemala

KAIROS and Breaking the Silence are co-hosting a tour that will bring guests from Guatemala’s New Hope Foundation to various cities throughout the Maritimes! The speaking tour is an extension of the KAIROS Blanket Exercise Youth Exchange and take place in lead up to BTS’ Annual Gathering in Tatamagouche.

Join us:
SUN. JUN 18 @ 5:30PM
Hope United Church Hall
3055 Connaught Ave, Halifax

MON. JUN 19 @ 7PM
St. James United Community Hall
197 Main St, Antigonish

TUES. JUN 20 @ 7PM
Room 308, Memorial Hall
UPEI, Charlottetown

WED. JUN 21 @ 6PM
Conserver House
180 Saint John St., Fredericton

Individual Facebook events with details will be posted by local planning committees and shared here as soon as possible.

Lilian Bolvito is Maya Achi and a former student of the New Hope Foundation Bilingual Education Centre.

Andrés Colocho Chachal is Maya Achi, an artist and a student of the same school. Both Lilian and Andrés are participants in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise (KBE) Youth Exchange. Read more about the Exchange here.

Sandra Lopez is Maya Achi and director of the New Hope Foundation.

BTS tour contact: Lisa at btscoordinator@gmail.com

KAIROS tour contact: Shannon at sneufeldt@kairoscanada.org

Thanks to the StFX Association of University Teachers, and the StFX Canada Research Chair in Sustainability and Social Change Leadership for their donations to make this tour possible!

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