New Dawn Guatemala News & Events
When: October 26, 2019 at 6 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: 8009 Jones Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117-4354, United States
This is your chance to support and learn about the ex-refugee community of Nuevo Amanecer, and how you can support New Dawn Guatemala and our solidarity efforts!
We will be having a party at the home of our newly elected New Dawn board member, Leticia Mendez-Clausen! Leticia is excited to share what she learned about our scholarship recipients in Guatemala.
Join us for Central American and other food, liquid refreshments, music, and a video about the great difference our solidarity is making.
When: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 6 PM – 9 PM
Where: Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave, Seattle, Washington 98101
Join New Dawn Guatemala board members for stories of our summer trip to the ex-refugee community of Nuevo Amanecer in Guatemala. Learn about the latest updates from the community and how you can support our solidarity work.
We will be presenting after a 6 p.m. community dinner ($8 donation to the church for dinner) at Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Avenue in Seattle. The presentation is a report and thank-you to the church, which contributed $1,000 to us last December. All are welcome.
Parking is free in the lot next to the church.
When: June 9, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: The Olive and Grape – 8516 Greenwood Ave N., Seattle, WA, 98103
Suggested Donation: $25. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Would you like to support the people of Nuevo Amanecer, Guatemala, while enjoying delicious Mediterranean food and the fine company of Seattle progressives?
Then come to The Olive and Grape Restaurant on Sunday, June 9, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. The restaurant is in the Greenwood neighborhood of Seattle at 8516 Greenwood Ave N. Through The Olive and Grape’s generous hosting, ALL profits from the event go directly to New Dawn Guatemala and the people of Nuevo Amanecer.
On June 9, you can enjoy the restaurant’s delicious Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine and meet fellow New Dawn Guatemala supporters. You will learn the latest news from the remarkable ex-refugee, social-justice-based community of Nuevo Amanecer (New Dawn), Guatemala. You will hear from Emily Willard, a Ph.D. candidate in International Relations at UW-Seattle, who is doing doctoral research on Nuevo Amanecer.
Besides good food and company, you will have the opportunity to participate in a raffle and purchase beautiful Guatemalan woven pieces if you choose to—all in support of scholarships for the youth of Nuevo Amanecer.
Suggested donation: $25. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
If you cannot attend and want to show solidarity with the people of Nuevo Amanecer, please consider a donation!