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Comociendo un poco más sobre nuestro Director Ejecutivo:

Pavel Polanco-Safadit. Creando puentes de oportunidad para la nueva generación de músicos dominicanos.

El destacado músico Dominicano, Pavel Polanco-Safadit, director de Jazz de Earlham College y Director Ejecutivo del Centro Latino Amigos de la ciudad de Richmond Indiana, ha sido destacado repetidamente este año en reconocimiento por su labor comunitaria y cultural a nivel nacional e internacional.

Con la cooperación de la Universidad Pedro Henríquez Ureña (UNPHU), Earlham College, el Centro Latino Amigos, La Iglesia Evangélica Dominicana, La Iglesia Presbiteriana de Indianápolis, el Hotel Dominican Fiesta, y Jazz en Dominican, Pavel ha contribuido a la formación del festival de música educativa Music Ed Fest, combinando la presentación en vivo de grupos destacados y educadores de música, con la enseñanza de ritmos y terminología de diferentes géneros musicales por medio de clínicas educativas.

En su primera versión, el Music Ed Fest tuvo la posibilidad de enviar dos talentosos jóvenes dominicanos a Earlham College en Richmond, Indiana, donde Pavel lidera el programa de Jazz. Los estudiantes tuvieron la oportunidad de experimentar la vida universitaria norteamericana asistiendo a varias clases con otros estudiante de música, lo que abrió las puertas a un programa de intercambio entre esta prestigiosa universidad estadounidense con la Universidad Pedro Enríquez Ureña (UNPHU). Gracias a esta oportunidad, uno de los estudiantes será entrevistado para aplicar por una beca de casi un cuarto de millón de dólares para estudiar en Earlham.

Pavel dice que su principal objetivo es identificar estudiantes talentosos y dedicados que necesiten de oportunidades para ayudarles a cumplir su sueño y desarrollar su carrera musical y profesional así como en su tiempo él las necesitó. De esta manera se crea un círculo de colaboración que promueve el desarrollo de los profesionales de la música en República Dominicana.
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Comociendo un poco más sobre nuestro Director Ejecutivo:

Pavel Polanco-Safadit. Creando puentes de oportunidad para la nueva generación de músicos dominicanos.

El destacado músico Dominicano, Pavel Polanco-Safadit, director de Jazz de Earlham College y Director Ejecutivo del Centro Latino Amigos de la ciudad de Richmond Indiana, ha sido destacado repetidamente este año en reconocimiento por su labor comunitaria y cultural a nivel nacional e internacional.

Con la cooperación de la Universidad Pedro Henríquez Ureña (UNPHU), Earlham College, el Centro Latino Amigos, La Iglesia Evangélica Dominicana, La Iglesia Presbiteriana de Indianápolis, el Hotel Dominican Fiesta, y Jazz en Dominican, Pavel ha contribuido a la formación del festival de música educativa  Music Ed Fest, combinando la presentación en vivo de grupos destacados y educadores de música, con la enseñanza de ritmos y terminología de diferentes géneros musicales por medio de clínicas educativas.

En su primera versión, el Music Ed Fest tuvo la posibilidad de enviar dos talentosos jóvenes dominicanos a Earlham College en Richmond, Indiana, donde Pavel lidera el programa de Jazz. Los estudiantes tuvieron la oportunidad de experimentar la vida universitaria norteamericana asistiendo a varias clases con otros estudiante de música, lo que abrió las puertas a un programa de intercambio entre esta prestigiosa universidad estadounidense con la Universidad Pedro Enríquez Ureña (UNPHU). Gracias a esta oportunidad, uno de los estudiantes será entrevistado para aplicar por una beca de casi un cuarto de millón de dólares para estudiar en Earlham.

Pavel dice que su principal objetivo es identificar estudiantes talentosos y dedicados que necesiten de oportunidades para ayudarles a cumplir su sueño y desarrollar su carrera musical y profesional así como en su tiempo él las necesitó. De esta manera se crea un círculo de colaboración que promueve el desarrollo de los profesionales de la música en República Dominicana.

Access to healthcare is a big issue for the Latino community, which is why we held our first annual Feria de Salud - Health Fair - in October! Learn more about the community effort to bring healthcare to the Latino community below.

You can donate as part of the matching grant from now until Monday the 13th. Donations up to $1,000 will be matched. Send checks with the appropriate date to 1215 S J St. or donate online by going to our website: amigoslatinocenter.org/donate-now/. We appreciate your support.

youtu.be/gw2wqW71e58Access to healthcare is a big issue for the Latino community, which is why we held our first annual Feria de Salud - Health Fair - in October 2017! Amigos pa...
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Otra lengua más entre las 56 que se hablan en Mexico! One more language along with the 56 other languages spoken in Mexico. This one is unique!

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What if communicating meant you had to whistle? In some indigenous regions of Mexico, people don't need words to talk with each other.
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Elvis has been playing tennis with us since the program started three years ago. He is now in Junior Team Tennis (JTT) and working on playing competitively against other JTT groups in the area. Learn what he has to say about the tennis program below (English subtitles available. Click the CC button in the right-lower corner of the video screen).

You can donate as part of the matching grant from now until Monday the 13th. Donations up to $1,000 will be matched. Send checks with the appropriate date to 1215 S J St. or donate online by going to our website: amigoslatinocenter.org/donate-now/. We appreciate your support. You can learn more about Amigos Tennis on our website.

youtu.be/Y_Ia2WGS8o0Elvis is one of the children from the Tennis program offered by Amigos Latino Center in Richmond Indiana
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Adelante Amigos!

Elvis is wonderful!

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Amigos, Richmond Latino Center

Corazon Latino, or Latino Heart, has been around since 2007 - 10 years ago! We focus on academic achievement and empowerment through Latino culture to help middle schoolers focus on their studies and having fun. Last week they painted sugar skulls and made an altar for Dia de los Muertos!

You can donate as part of the matching grant from now until Monday the 13th. Donations up to $1,000 will be matched. Send checks with the appropriate date to 1215 S J St. or donate online by going to our website: amigoslatinocenter.org/donate-now/. We appreciate your support.
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Lucila wasn’t able to find a school for the first decade of her life in the United States, but she has been learning English with us for over a year now! Speaking English makes Lucila nervous, but now she can communicate for herself when she goes to the grocery store or out to dinner with her family. She lives in Richmond with her husband and three sons. Learn more about her story below. (Click on the CC button at the bottom-right of the screen for English subtitles)

You can donate as part of the matching grant from now until Monday the 13th. Donations up to $1,000 will be matched. Send checks with the appropriate date to 1215 S J St. or donate online by going to our website: amigoslatinocenter.org/donate-now/. We appreciate your support. You can read more about Amigos English language classes on our website.

youtu.be/cQOugOS4SuELucila is one of the students from the English Class program offered by Amigos Latino Center in Richmond Indiana.
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Happy Monday! We’d like to introduce you to our first full-time executive director! Meet Pavel Polanco-Safadit. He’s originally from the Dominican Republic, with a Lebanese mother and a Dominican father. He is a world-renowned jazz pianist and professional musician, and he conducts Earlham’s Latin Jazz Ensemble. And that’s in addition to being Amigos’ executive director! We are grateful to have him and to see how he continues to expand Amigos and enrich Richmond life.

You can donate as part of the matching grant from now until Monday the 13th. Donations up to $1,000 will be matched dollar for dollar up to $5000. Send checks with the appropriate date to Amigos 1215 S J St Richmond, IN 47374. Or donate online by going to our website: amigoslatinocenter.org/donate-now/. We appreciate your support.

youtu.be/v809ddMzzrEThe Other Side written by Pavel Polanco-Safadit was recorded in January 2016 at the Milkhouse Recording Studio in Richmond, IN.
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Amigos is taking part in the Wayne County Foundation Matching Grant! The grant will take place Monday the 6th through Monday the 13th. If you donate within that window, your donation of up to $1,000 will be matched! Send checks with the appropriate date to 1215 S J St. or donate online by going to our website: amigoslatinocenter.org/donate-now/. We appreciate your support. ... See MoreSee Less

Amigos is taking part in the Wayne County Foundation Matching Grant! The grant will take place Monday the 6th through Monday the 13th. If you donate within that window, your donation of up to $1,000 will be matched! Send checks with the appropriate date to 1215 S J St. or donate online by going to our website: http://amigoslatinocenter.org/donate-now/. We appreciate your support.

 

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Saludos profesor