Sister Parish organizes periodic presentations on Zoom with community leaders. We invite people to learn about each others’ realities despite the limitations of the pandemic. Sign up for our e-news to receive notice about future Zoom conversations with Sister Parish leaders.
See the video of our Zoom conversation on March 20, 2021 with Rubia Guardado Guardado of the CCR. Rubia spoke about current events and the recent elections in El Salvador, with a focus on the area of Chalatenango (see her PowerPoint in English). Rubia represents the Community Association for the Development of Chalatenango (CCR) that coordinates closely with four Sister Parish communities in the region.
See the video of our Zoom conversation with Miriam López of CORDES and Sister Parish about how communities in El Salvador are organizing in the pandemic, specifically on the issue of violence against women. Consecutive interpretation is provided in the video.
Dina Velásquez, President of the cooperative and community center UPAVIM in Guatemala, talked to us about the reality of the pandemic for UPAVIM and also addressed faith and solidarity in times of crisis. The video is posted on our blog with consecutive interpretation.
Miriam Vásquez spoke with us over Zoom about the pandemic in urban areas in Guatemala and how people are drawing on their faith in a time of hardship. The video with consecutive interpretation is posted on YouTube.