Community-State-Church Partnerships Supporting Education in El Salvador
In June 2011 undergraduate student Codie Kane conducted interviews in El Salvador as part of an ongoing initiative of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service at Georgetown University. She partnered with the...
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Education and Social Justice Project
In early 2010 two Georgetown University Centers – the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service – created the Education and Social Justice Project to engage students and build knowledge about the deep connections between...
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AT THE CENTER
ALL INTERVIEWEES> Ada del Carmen Monje de Afaro
> Leonilo Aguirres
> Catalina Delgado Aleman
> Maria Emelina Orellana de Ayala
> Elvira Cordova de Cordova
> Eduardo Antonio Ayala Cruz
> Vicenta Orellana Franco
> Angela Orellana Franco
> Francisco Orellana Lopez
> Maribel Serrano de Mejia
> Josefina Aleman Menjivar
> Miguel Angel Ayala de Orellana
> Benigno Orellana
> Carlos Orellano
> Elmer Eriberto Castro Rodriguez
> Maria del Carmen Cruz Senovilla
> Mauricio Trejo
> Ada Zarceno
> Maribel Aleman de Alas
> Rosa Letis Menjivar de Cordova
Vicenta Orellana Franco
Vicenta Orellana Franco is a fifth and seventh grade teacher at the public school in Carasque, Nueva Trinidad, Chalatenango in El Salvador. She began her teaching career during the El Salvador civil war as one of the first popular teachers in the Chalatenango region. After giving classes without a regular salary or official title for more than ten years, she received her teaching degree from the University of El Salvador in 1999. She is currently an active member of the Carasque community, holding a seat on the community directorate and participating in the church choir. As a member of the Desarollo Hermano Popular scholarship committee, she acts as a representative of the directorate, the school, and students’ parents in selecting each year’s scholarship recipients.
A Discussion with Vicenta Orellana Franco, Teacher and Community Leader, Nueva Trinidad, El Salvador
July 3, 2011
Background: As part of the Education and Global Social Justice Project, in July 2011, undergraduate student Codie Kane interviewed Vicenta Orellana Franco, a school teacher and community leader in Carasque, Nueva Trinidad, El Salvador. In this interview, Vicenta Orellana Franco discusses the...