Friday, June 15, 2007

The creative, committed people at Manos Unidas

Arise had the great good fortune a few years ago to have Anaelisa Vanegas-Farrara intern with us. At the time, she and others had just started a new group in Pittsfield, Manos Unidas, and Anaelisa was soaking up everything she could to benefit her group.
"We are a multicultural, grassroots community empowerment organization that seeks, working alongside Latino immigran and underheard community members as well as with the wider Berkshire community through shared resources, participatory education, and living arts. We will construct a culture of community that crosses borders of class, race, culture and geography. Think globally, Act locally" Check them out.

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