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Unions in A New Economic Reality
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Unions in A New Economic Reality

Over the past fifty years an all-out assault has been waged by capital against working people that has resulted in the diminution of worker rights and a tremendous weakening of the power of US unions

2020 A Year to Remember at Jóvenes Adelante
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2020 A Year to Remember at Jóvenes Adelante

Few of us will ever forget 2020! With a cautious sigh of relief the year is ending a bit more hopeful than it has been since March. Jóvenes Adelante had a busy summer and fall with some notable achievements. JA had 270 applicants at the beginning of the year and despite

Mujeres en Cambio Goes Virtual
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Mujeres en Cambio Goes Virtual

By Don Caldwell Mujeres en Cambio (MeC) scholarships offer an opportunity for a better future for the young women we assist. It starts them on a radically different life path from that of their parents. Our graduates’ successes also help set an example in their communities.  COVID-19 has dealt us a mighty blow. Pandemic protocols...

Gifts That Keep on Giving
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Gifts That Keep on Giving

By Robin Loving  During the giving season, you might be inspired by what one of San Miguel de Allende’s spiritual organizations is doing. While giving more than half of the projected budget of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Miguel to local charities, it has responded to the COVID crisis with gifts of even more...

Young Opera Singers Ready for First Virtual Auditions
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Young Opera Singers Ready for First Virtual Auditions

In these times of uncertainty, nobody has been able to conduct business as usual.
This is even more true for soprano Jacinta Barbachano. She is among the 29 young Mexican opera singers who will participate in the first virtual auditions of the MetOpera National Council’s (MONC) Mexico District on Dec. 17.

Seven Million Meals: A Mission of Mercy
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Seven Million Meals: A Mission of Mercy

A beneficiary in the rural community of Los Ricos de Abajo recently told a FTH representative that she feels she is “seen” and not forgotten. It gives her hope that perfect strangers are helping her family of four avoid starvation.

San Miguel Writers’ Conference Presents Star-Studded Events Online
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San Miguel Writers’ Conference Presents Star-Studded Events Online

“People don’t get how fabulous these online events are. There’s no straining to hear from the back rows. You are totally intimate and personal with these famous authors! It’s the most star-studded lineup of programs the Writers’ Conference has ever pulled together!” This, according to a fan of the new online format of the Writers’ Conference.

Xido by Artist Alberto Lenz, a Metaphor for Jóvenes Adelante
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Xido by Artist Alberto Lenz, a Metaphor for Jóvenes Adelante

By Don Krim  Acclaimed local artist Alberto Lenz has been donating 50 percent of sales of recent works to Jóvenes Adelante students suffering financially from the COVID-19 contingency. Don: Tell me about these new, highly evocative works. Alberto: The works are colored ink on paper, and I call the series “Xido San Miguel.” Xido, the...