Wednesday, April 7, 2010


Date: Thursday, April 15, 2010

Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

Target Audience: College and University Students, Students in Grades 9-12

Cost: FREE

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Requirements for Participation:
  • Interactive Videoconference Sites (advanced registration required): here are 10 spaces available for MAGPI Members and 5 spaces available for non-MAGPI members that have H.323 capabilities and are connected to their national/state research and education network
  • Non-Videoconference sites: View the LIVE webstream at Please note this link will not be available until 10 minutes before the broadcast. Please visit the program webpage for technical requirements and testing information.
Over the past seven years, the road to activism in Mexico offered opportunities for Aldo Magazzeni to create relationships with the community at the Tashirat Orphanage and Ixaya School in Tepoztlan, Morelos, Mexico. The road to Tashirat was guided by his friend, Esther Bissinger, who has been there for almost ten years. Aldo knew her as a child and now, at the age of 30, she is the principal of the school, house mother to four Mexican orphans, and a leader of new programs to help the special needs children. Aldo's work has included helping the school lunch program as well as designing and planning a water catchments system and showers for the school students. Along the road, the need to help the most vulnerable children - - those with special needs - -became a priority. Today, Traveling Mercies has coordinated a relationship with special education professionals in New Jersey to assist the school to develop a Special Education Program and curriculum. The Mexican populations in this country are displaced, unable to travel back home and offer help. So Traveling Mercies has tried to honor this need.

Travel this road with Aldo into Morelos, Mexico through the images, stories and video he has captured. See how you can discover your intentions and apply them somewhere in life to help others. Everyone has the ability to travel the road to activism and make this world a better, more equal human experience.

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