Eddie Avila · August, 2011

Latest posts by Eddie Avila from August, 2011

Guinea-Bissau: Heavy Rains Damage Local School

  17 August 2011

The months between June and October are considered to be the rainy season in Guinea-Bissau, which can affect daily life throughout the country. A school used as a meeting place for the RV grantee Youth Voices of Bandim and Enterramento suffered heavy damage as a result of these storms.

Argentina: The Cultural Shed of Piedrabuena Neighborhood

  7 August 2011

What was once a warehouse for the Colón Theater in Buenos Aires has now become the Piedrabuenarte Cultural Shed, which brings together the neighborhood of Piedrabuena to take part in a wide range of cultural activities. Members of the community have been documenting daily life with citizen media, and there are plans to work with the young people to contribute to their YouTube channel.

Argentina: La Flecha Engaging Youth Through Citizen Media

  3 August 2011

La Flecha is an organization based in Buenos Aires, Argentina that engages youth in the public schools of the city teaching them how to create citizen media to begin and sustain conversations about issues that affect their daily lives in their communities.