Oscar Romero Tribute April 7-29

April 3, 2008

A month of events honoring the life and struggle of Archbishop Romero and peoples of Latin American Descent. Events include: a worship service, two films (Romero and Bordertown), discussion panels, a salsa-dancing fiesta, and a report from students, staff and faculty who participated in the El Paso/Juarez Border Immersion.

APR 7 (Monday)
Oscar Romero Commemoration Opening Ceremony: 6:00-6:30 p.m., FST Chapel.
Please join the GTU community in opening prayers and celebration for upcoming events honoring the life and struggle of Archbishop Romero and peoples of Latin American Descent.

APR 9 (Wednesday)
Film & Discussion: “Romero”: 6:30-9:00 p.m., PSR Room 6 (under chapel).
The commemoration begins with a discussion around the film “Romero.”

APR 17 (Thursday)
Romero Panel: 12:00-2:00 p.m., Bade Museum.
The Romero panel will be discussing multidimensional issues of justice for peoples of Latin American Descent in the areas of: El Salvador, Border Issues, Immigrant Rights and Workers Justice.

APR 24 (Thursday)
El Paso/Juarez Border Immersion Presentation: 12:45-2:00 p.m., Holbrook Conference Room.
The students, staff and faculty who participated in the Winter Intersession trip to the Border will be giving a presentation.

APR 25 (Friday)
Salsa Dance Fiesta El Salvadoran Fundraiser: 7:-11:30 p.m., MUDD 100 at PSR.
This fiesta comes complete with professional salsa instructors, hopping DJ’s and tasty eats and drinks! There is a sliding fee of $10-20; all proceeds go to SHARE Foundation in El Salvador. No one will be turned away.

APR 29 (Tuesday)
Film & Discussion: “Bordertown”: 6:30-9:00 p.m., Mudd 100 on PSR campus.
Individuals from the PSR El Paso/Juarez immersion will be presenting the film, “Bordertown.”