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School Founders Present White Fund Lecture

By Northern Essex Community College

The founders of a school and creative center in Mexico will present a talk and participatory workshop on international best-practices in teaching as part of the February White Fund lecture offered in partnership with Northern Essex Community College, Marimar Patrón Vázquez and Kurt Wootton, founders of Habla: The Center for Language and Culture in Merida, Mexico, will present “A Brush of Courage: Transforming Schools and Communities through Literature and the Arts.”

Other partners for this White Fund lecture include Feria Internacional del Libro, and the Lawrence Public Library.

This lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held Tuesday, February 5, at 6 p.m. in the Lawrence Public Library, 51 Lawrence St., Lawrence.

In this bilingual interactive workshop Marimar and Kurt will present teaching practices involving multiple languages, the arts, and literature that transform the view of the 21st century schools and classrooms.


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