San Berillo Conundrum

Community Development Community Organizations International Housing Organizing

            Catania           San Berillo proper, we might say, is a historic district near the city center of Catania, the second-largest city in Sicily.  The narrow alleys and unique, but too often deteriorated and hardly habitable housing structures, all tell stories of life, history, and the culture of the community. Now as I walked for several …

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Assessing Another Year Organizing in Honduras

ACORN International Community Organizations International Honduras

            San Pedro Sula      ACORN organizes from two bases, one in Tegucigalpa, the capitol, and the other from San Pedro Sula, the industrial powerhouse of the country.  As part of our registration, we are required to have an Annual General Meeting.  On one level, it’s sort of a pain, but it forces me to saddle …

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