With the assistance of the Piedmont Housing Alliance, on April 22 Sin Barreras hosted a Financial Health workshop for over 30 people. Upcoming workshops will discuss banking, budgeting, credit, home buying, and more. The next workshop will be May 13th. Call Sin Barreras to enroll.
On March 30, Sin Barreras volunteers participated in the launch of a Community Identification Document campaign sponsored by Welcoming Greater Charlottesville and two local churches. We encourage anyone who wants to support an inclusive community to join us in subsequent sign-up events. See also a Channel 19 news report on this subject at https://www.cbs19news.com/content/news/Community-Based-ID-Program-Accepts-First-Applicants-508586051.html
On April 13 at the Brooks Family YMCA, Sin Barreras hosted a Symposium on Immigration Law and Current ICE Enforcement Practices. The final event in this series will be held May 25 presenting Hispanic conditions in Health and Education and the Latino contribution to U.S. society. These events are open to the Spanish-speaking public.
The Cville Sabroso Festival, our area’s only annual Latin American music and dance festival, is one of Sin Barreras’ premier events; and 2018 was our sixth year of great success, with 2,400 attendees. Different nationalities performed their countries’ music and dance dressed in colorful national costumes. Abundant ethnic food came from Hispanic food providers. Meanwhile, […]