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Join Dominican and Caribbean artists and community members for a full day of learning and free arts workshops! The music, dance, poetry, and visual arts pieces we create will be used to reverse TC-0168/13. All ages welcome!

Hosted by We Are All Dominican, Alianza Dominicana Cultural Center, Catholic Charities, Da Urban Butterflies, and Dominicanos X Derecho.

Panelists:

Father Luis Barrios, PhD. John Jay College

Claudia De La Cruz, Director, Da Urban Butterflies young women’s group

Sita Fredrick, Areytos DanceWorks director and dance organizer

Youth Arts Organizers from Nuestra Cultura/Our Culture

Teaching Artists:

Cynthia Renta, music.

Sita Fredrick, dance.

Bruja StayWoke, visual arts.

Juju, poetry.

SATURDAY/SABADO, 1/25/14, 10:30-4pm at

ALIANZA DOMINICANA CULTURAL CENTER, INSIDE ALIANZA’S TRIANGLE BUILDING:

530 W. 166th Street between St. Nicholas & Audubon Ave. Manhattan, NY.

#1/A train to W. 168th Street. Bring your own lunch.

REGISTER HERE FOR THIS FREE EVENT:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1d9vrEwZDRcBsv4H-GD5365fhJ3PrQOCtLTzBm9RIWqM/viewform

for info: wearealldominican@gmail.com

SEE ALSO:

Dialogue on 168-13’s Ruling

January 23, 2014 @ 6:30 pm @ Word Up Community Bookstore, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue

ConversatorioXDerechos(Ff)

Teaching the “Birthright Crisis” Video: Training for Educators

Birthrights Crisis Photo

Organized by Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees
haitianwomen.wordpress.com
January 4, 2014; 1-4pm
Barnard College, Room TBD

To obtain FREE curriculum resources, please visit: http://teachingbc.wordpress.com

Co-sponsors:
Barnard Center for Research on Women & We Are All Dominican

Join a team of NYC’s  most gifted educators and organizers to learn how to teach this award video that documents how Dominicans of Haitian descent and Haitians are treated in the Dominican Republic. This video documents the history of the escalating violence against this community. This is especially important in light of the Dominican Tribunal Court decision to strip Dominicans of their citizenship simply because their parents were immigrants from Haiti.

Join other teachers, social justice educators, youth development specialists, community members, and concerned citizens of diverse cultural backgrounds to learn about how to teach this history.

To register:

1) Fill out the registration form by visiting this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1F-dW4wrcFhCb7IjR2td8sE8Uc3tJzk5yZ_LdSSg_usE/edit#

* All people, teachers and non-teachers, are welcome. Translation is available from Kreyol and Spanish to English.

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(Un)Making a Dominican: Contextualizing the Ruling that Denationalizes Dominicans of Haitian Descent

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Proshanky Auditorium
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. and E. 34th Street.
Thurs. Dec. 5, 2013.
6-9pm.
Free.

art by Reynaldo Garcia Pantaleon.

Watch the event live at: http://videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu/videos/livestreams/page1/

Join us for a public event and conversation addressing the recent ruling of the Dominican Constitutional Court to strip Dominicans of Haitian descent of their citizenship. In solidarity with other organizations and worldwide actions, scholars, artists, students, and activists discuss the ruling and its effects. Film Screening of Birthrights Crisis will help illuminate the history of the issue, along with a musical performance by Kalunga Neg Mawon Haitian-Dominican Music band. There will be an action table to help participants take action against this issue and sign up to join the movement. Co-sponsored by We Are All Dominican (College Students throughout NYC), CUNY Graduate Center’s Dominican Studies Group, Caribbean Epistemologies Seminar, and the Afro-Latin@ Forum, The Advanced research Collective at the Graduate Center (ARC) and The Center for the Humanities.

Speakers & Performers include:
Rocio Silverio, Dominicanos por Derecho.
Dr. Samuel Martinez/University of Connecticut.

Miriam Neptune/Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees screening “Birthrights Crisis” the film produced by Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees.
Angela Fernandez, Esq. and Director of Northern Manhattan Immigrant Rights Coalition.
Nassef Perdomo, Esq. in Dominican Republic.
Kalunga Neg Mawon Haitian-Dominican Roots Music Band performance.

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