Solidarity in Action Inc.
SOLIDARITY IN ACTION INC.
JOIN US IN PERU AND ECUADOR IN 2012 WITH SOLIDARITY IN ACTION!
Solidarity in Action, Inc. (SIA) empowers Canadian post-secondary students and adults to make a difference in developing communities in South America. We offer a unique and unforgettable trip for you to dig into the local culture, explore social issues and work alongside local people to expand your skills and improve communities. You’ll also have the chance to discover important historical and cultural sites.
Solidarity in Action invites you to join us in South America in 2012 for our SIA Trips Abroad program. Each trip is unique, offering different cultural experiences and placement opportunities. As a trip participant, you will spend a week working at volunteer placements, which could include teaching, health care and construction in schools, medical clinics, shantytown communities and more. You will explore local culture by interacting with local people, visiting historic sites and more. (Machu Picchu, Peru and the Middle of the World, Ecuador)
For more information about SIA programs, please visit http://www.solidarityinaction.ca/
Wednesday October 3rd @ 12 noon in N1057 (Science)
Wednesday October 3rd @ 3 pm in N1042 (Science)
What to expect:
Intense and challenging two week program, broadening horizons to a new culture, new experiences, and new friendships that will truly result in a life changing experience!
More information about the placements can be found on the SIA blog! Following a summer of Solidarity in Action Inc. (SIA) social justice programs to Ecuador or Peru, Laurier students and faculty had the opportunity to learn about social justice through volunteer placements and community development initiatives. Through two weeks of cultural experiences, language classes, outings, lectures, testimonies and hands-on solidarity volunteer work alongside local community members the participants had an experience of a lifetime!
Check out SIA’s blog to learn more about this incredible experience: http://developingtogether.wordpress.com/