On March 11, 2018 American Friends Service Comminute (AFSC) Pan Valley Institute organized a Know Your Rights Training in Madera, CA along with key community leaders. There was a presentation by Leticia Lopez fellow of AFSC, Silas Shawver who is … Continue reading
Tamejavi Fellows, Alumni and Apprentice Fellows gathered in Madera, Ca August 19, at a cultural kitchen to celebrate the completion of the capacity building phase of the TCOFP third cohort and to launch the Tamejavi Culture and Art Series. Fellows … Continue reading
My name is Wasan Abu Baker. I am a Muslim woman and community leader, advocate for the Syrian refugees, FIRM staff member, Sunday school teacher and currently a fellow of AFSC Pan Valley’s Tamejavi Cultural Organizer Fellowship Program (TCOFP). This … Continue reading
When we move from one place to another, we take with us our habits, food, and culture. Our lifestyle influences the new environment and people that we encounter. There will be conflicts between the different cultures, but immigrants have been … Continue reading
Indigenous Zapoteco youth from Madera California present Play “A Zapoteco Immigrant Story of One, Reality of All” to share their stories and preserve their culture. Continue reading
The Tamejavi fellows participated in a Decolonization workshop led by Dr. Gaspar Rivera Salgado this past August. During the workshop fellows and members of their learning groups had the opportunity to engage in dialogue about different topics among them addressing … Continue reading
Hola a todos mis companeros becarios de Tamejavi. Quiero agradecerles a todos los que asistieron a mi evento, Encuentro Purhepecha. Ojala les haya gustado porque aunque fue muy sensillo el programa pero lo hicimos con mucho gusto para compartilo con … Continue reading
Hola a todos mis compañeros becarios de tamejavi les estoy haciendo la invitacion para mi evento el proximo 9 de febrero del año en curso para que asistan y disfruten de lo mejor de mi cultura p`urhepecha y conoscan a mi gente y prueben la comida de mi tierra , asi mismo les agradeceria mucho que me ayudaran promover mi evento .
Hello to all my Tamejavi fellows. I invite you to my upcoming event on February 9th so you can come and enjoy the best about my Purhepecha culture and also taste the food from my community. I would appreciate very much if you can help me by promoting my event.
Thanks to all the invaluable training on Popular Education I have received as an allied (and now as a fellow of the Tamejavi Cultural Organizing Program) of the works of the Pan-Valley Institute, I now see the fruits of my … Continue reading