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A Beginner's Guide to Understanding Poverty in America

Do you really understand the economic crisis in America?  This webcast by Andrew Sears, TechMission's Executive Director, provides a beginner's guide to understanding poverty in America and what can be done about it. Please forward this to friends who might want to learn about poverty and social justice.

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BRAZILIAN YOUTH RESOURCES

BRAZILIAN YOUTH RESOURCES

ORGANIZATIONS

Global Youth Action Network
Offers a traveling seminar of Brazilian youth movements.

 


An inspiring organization that works with young adolescent girls and successfully sells rag dolls made by the girls to help support the organization's work.

 

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BRAZIL RESOURCES

BRAZIL RESOURCES

WEBSITES

Brazilian Embassy - US
Offers much information on Brazil with links to organizations there as well as news on the embassy's activities in the US.

Infobrazil.com
Independent and anaylsis on Brazilian current affairs.

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Street Children Live in Glue-Sniffing Haze

Weissert, W. (2000, July 23). Street Children Live in Glue-Sniffing Haze.The Boston Sunday Globe, p. A16.

OVERVIEW

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Helping street children in Latin America

 

A U.K. program working to promote the plight of the street children in Latin America and support projects that seek end their suffering.

OVERVIEW

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The Brotherhood, Venezuela

The Brotherhood, Venezuela.

(Download this program as a PDF)

 Source:  Brandt, Pamela Robin, “The Brotherhood: These sons of a Venezuelan Dynasty saved a family rum company. Now they’re helping save street kids and slums,”  American Way, 15 May 2005, 74-82.

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Latin America Volunteers

Philocles Desir
Languages Spoken:
Christian, Attends Church Regularly
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