Community Stuff 2/5/13
Presentations on Haiti and the Dominican Republic
Two residents of Cape Ann will be presenting on their recent travels in a program to be held at the UnitarianUniversalist church of Rockport, 4 Cleaves Street, Rockport, on Sunday, February 10 at 4 p.m. Mary Ann Camp ofRockport a nurse, has recently returned from her latest trip to Haiti with Partners in Development. She will report onthe progress she has witnessed in that country since the devastating earthquake struck three years ago. HeidiWakeman of Gloucester, a Rockport Middle School Spanish teacher, was part of a group of forty educators from the
US, Canada, and the Dominican Republic who visited five cities in the Dominican Republic to learn about such issuesas Haitian-Dominican citizenship; the struggle for union rights; and the Fair Trade Zone, as opposed to the Free TradeZone. Both speakers will be sharing images and stories of their cross-cultural experiences. Light refreshments will beserved after the program.
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