Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador

 
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador has made updates to their project page.
    • 10 months ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador has received 6 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador posted a progress report
    Preparing for a National Role
    By - Miguel Zepeda Santos - ArtCorps Artist
    Maria discovered her voice and purpose in ArtCorps’ workshops. She now serves on a national committee for community development, applying her leadership and creativity to improve living conditions in rural El Salvador. In 2013, Maria del Carmen attended the leadership school for rural women leaders...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador posted a progress report
    Festival Celebrates Women Leaders
    By - Miguel Zepeda Santos - ArtCorps Artist
    Leaders of women's savings and microcredit groups receive diplomas and promote community service at the Festival for Leaders of Women’s Savings Groups organized by ArtCorps Artist Miguel Zepeda Santos. Nervous energy reigned at the time of the final preparations. “Miguel, check out how the mural turned...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador has received 1 donation
    • 2 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador posted a progress report
    Budding Self-Confidence
    By - Miguel Zepeda - ArtCorps Artist
    Doña Aidé was one of the first women to arrive for the workshop, and she sat down to chat to enjoy her cup of coffee and pupusas and wait with ArtCorps Artist Miguel Zepeda Santos for the other organizers of women’s microcredit groups to arrive. Doña Aidé has a quiet and kind demeanor,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador posted a progress report
    Salvadoran Youth is a Guiding Example
    By - Naphtali Fields - ArtCorps Artist
    Sixteen-year-old Edwin hopes to finish high school student next year. He lives with his aunt because his mother left him at age seven to get remarried and the new husband didn’t want him. Last November, he started coming to the youth theater group led by ArtCorps Artist Naphtali Fields but after participating in...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador posted a progress report
    A New Kind of Rapper
    By - Naphtali Fields - ArtCorps Artist
    A New Kind of Rapper Naphtali Fields October 19th, 2012 ArtCorps Artist Naphtali Fields and her youth theater group redefine rap. “Diego! Hold your chest up! Proud like a soldier,” I walk across the room and do my best stiff-armed soldier impression. Diego nods his head affably and imitates me for about a...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador posted a progress report
    Following the Beat and their Dreams
    By - Naphtali Fields - ArtCorps Artist
    When ArtCorps Artist Naphtali Fields started choreographing a dance for the Las Palmeras youth group, she chose the three-count stomp as the base beat, assuming that it would be easy for the group. “Stomp, stomp, CLAP.  Stomp, stomp, CLAP.”  I remember countless basketball games my high school...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador has received 3 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador posted a progress report
    Is Women's Theater Group Crazy or Strong?
    By - Naphtali Fields - ArtCorps Artist
    ArtCorps Artist Napthali Fields shares the challenges of working with women’s groups and introducing theater and creative expression in rural El Salvador. She is collaborating with Servicio Jesuita and Oxfam America to promote women’s leadership in their homes and communities and prevent violence against...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador posted a progress report
    Finding Strong Women in a Macho Culture
    By - Naphtali Fields - ArtCorps Artist
    ArtCorps Artist Naphtali Fields is working in collaboration with with Servicio Jesuita and Oxfam America to empower women and girls in rural El Salvador through theater and other means of creative expression. She is originally from Kodiak, Alaska. While cleaning my grandmother’s house, I found a box of National...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador posted a progress report
    A Never-Ending Rain
    By - Naphtali Fields - ArtCorps Artist
    ArtCorps Artist Naphtali Fields assisted with disaster relief this past month, as more rain fell in El Salvador than during the devastating 1998 Hurricane Mitch. Read more about the flooding and landslides that have caused national emergencies in Central America. It’s my third morning working at the shelter.  I...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador posted a progress report
    A Real Salvadoran Mother's Day
    By - Naphtali Fields - ArtCorps Artist
    ArtCorps Artist Naphtali Fields shares the story of her youth theater troupe’s debut on Mother’s Day, with heartwarming, behind-the-scenes detail. Mother’s Day is a big deal in El Salvador. Some people take off work, schools everywhere hold celebrations for the students’ mothers, and all month...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador has received 12 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador posted a progress report
    Drawing Our Dreams Together
    By - Naphtali Fields - ArtCorps Artist
    ArtCorps Artist Naphtali Fields and the women farmers she works with find the courage and confidence to begin working together in new ways. In a recent meeting with my theater group of women I pulled out some sheets of paper and crayons and asked them to draw a map of the year’s journey, the future they imagined...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador posted a progress report
    Linking Gender, Financial Services and Agriculture
    By - Louisa Trackman - Development and Administrative Officer
    ArtCorps Artist Naphtali Fields is busy digging into her work with Salvadoran grassroots organization AGROSAL. Although AGROSAL is a grassroots organization that works on agriculture and livestock initiatives in El Salvador, it also has gender and savings initiatives. So what exactly do gender and savings have to do with...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador posted a progress report
    Gender Rights Pilot Makes Way for New Project
    By - Louisa Trackman - Development and Administrative Officer
    What started out as a pilot will takeoff as a full-fledged project in 2011. In 2010 Chilean theater artist Antonietta Inostrozo Garabito initiated the partnership between ArtCorps, Oxfam and its grassroots partners. During 2010 Antonietta worked with both professional actors and community members and field staff who had...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Theater Advances Gender Rights in El Salvador has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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Organization

ArtCorps

Ipswich, MA, United States
http://www.artcorp.org

Project Leader

Louisa Trackman

Ipswich, MA United States

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