Afrolatin@ Project- 2013 Year in Review / Resumen del Ano


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This document is a summary of our most important accomplishments as an organization for 2013 and includes a summary of our public programming for 2014.

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Afrolatin@ Project- 2013 Year in Review / Resumen del Ano

  1. 1. • February/febrero 2013: U. of Texas Austin– “Refashioning Blackness: Contesting Racism in the Afro-Americas”; Presentation-Afrolatin@ Digital Citizenship: Mobile Telephony, Web 2.0 and Digital Humanities (Presentación-Ciudadanía Digital Afrolatin@, Telefonia Móvil, Web 2.0 y Humanidades Digitales) Ministra Luiza Barrios SEPPIR-Brazil Claudia Mosquera Rosero-Labbé, IDCARAN Colombia Tomás Fernández Robaina, Biblioteca Nacional José Martí Habana
  2. 2. • April/abril 2013: Release of Spring journal: “Inclusion, Development and Technology” / Lanzamiento del Jornal de Primavera: “Inclusión, Desarrollo y Tecnología” • May/mayo 2013: Organized documentary screening / Documental “Nosotros Afroperuanos”. Co-sponsored by Arturo Schomburg Democratic Club of East Harlem,, LUNDU, & AfroIncas Productions Photo #1 (L-R) NYS Assemblyman 68th Dist. Robert Rodriguez, Jr., Director Gabriella Watson & Monica Carrillo Director/Founder LUNDU-Peru; *Press: Amsterdam News, N.Y. : • May/mayo 2013: Partner with Amara and launch Afrolatin@ Project Open Translation Initiative / Iniciativa Traduccion Abierta
  3. 3. • June/junio 2013: 1st Afrolatino Festival of NY/1er Festival Afrolatino de NY. Two Dinners-for-2 Raffles with La Caye Restaurant & De Porres Dinner Series • August/September agosto/septiembre 2013: Licensed content for PBS/WNET documentary (Licenciado contenido para Documental de PBS/WNET): “Latinoamericanos of New York and NJ” • Created subtitles of LUNDU-Peru documentary: “AfroPeru” / Creo subtitulos para Documental de LUNDU-Peru: “AfroPeru”
  4. 4. • • September/septiembre 2013: Panelist- “Consortium of Afrolatino Communities” (Panelista –”Consorcio de Comunidadaes Afrolatinos”). Baltimore City Community College September/October septiembre/octubre 2013: “3-Day Afrolatinidad Series for Hispanic Heritage Month. School supplies collected for Escuela Primaria de Bastimientos in Bocas del Toro Panama. Co-organized with Que Bajo Records, La Caye Restaurant , Madiba Restaurant & Yemanja Caribe. Brooklyn, NY • October/octubre 2013: Bank of NY Mellon Latin America Economic Development Panel. Presentation: "Mobile Banking, Microfinance and Afrodescendants” (Presentación: Bancario Móvil, Microfinanza y Afrodescendientes). New York, NY • November/noviembre 2013: Co-organizer of ThatCamp Caribe 2.0 Digital Humanities (Un)conference. Habana, Cuba
  5. 5. Programming Schedule for 2014/ Horario de Programación para 2014 • February 18, 2014 St. John's School of Law- Symposium: Human Rights, Afrodescendants and Technology {Simposio-“Derechos Humanos, Afrodescendientes y Tecnología”), Queens, NY • February 2014: Documentary Screening/ Presentacion de Documentales -“AfroPeru” ( LUNDU); "Petronia Alvarez” & "Martina Camargo” (C.W.M.) • April 2014: Moderator –CUNY Queens College Roundtable/Mesa Redonda: “"Abdias do Nascimento and Candomblé, Santería and Afro-Latino Politics in Brazil and Cuba”. Queens, NY • June 2014: Participating in the 1st Afrolatino Festival of New York 2014. Brooklyn, NY • August 2014: 100 Years of the Panama Canal /100 Años del Canal de Panamá • TBD: Community Economic Development Symposium; Tech Salon NYC Conference