ROCKLAND — Penobscot Bay Language Faculty is internet hosting its second Dinner & Talk about occasion of 2022 that includes an genuine meal impressed by the delicacies of Mexico, ready by skilled culinary volunteers and workers.
The occasion will culminate with a facilitated dialogue specializing in the present humanitarian disaster on the US-Mexico border, together with a presentation by current Skidmore School graduate and devoted humanitarian volunteer, Annie James, of Camden, who will recount particulars of her current volunteer journey working with a nonprofit group serving immigrants and refugees on the US-Mexico border.
The dinner will happen Thursday, February 24 (doorways open 5:30 p.m.), at 28 Homosexual Road, Rockland, ME 04841. Go to www.pebobscot.us (beneath the Cultural Occasions tab) to make reservations on-line, or name (207) 594-1084 for extra data.
EVENT COVID POLICY: All contributors attending the February 24 Dinner & Talk about occasion at PBLS will probably be requested to indicate proof of vaccination (legitimate vaccination card, clear digital picture or printout), and be requested to put on masks when not seated, consuming and/or ingesting. Symptomatic individuals are requested to please keep dwelling (no matter vaccination standing). House is restricted to half capability (20 company) in the course of the occasion to permit for extra social distancing between patrons.
“Thanks for serving to us keep protected!” mentioned PBLS, in a information launch.
PBLS has lately launched into a journey to supply FREE English language courses (ESL) to “New Mainers.”
“All through our program launch in September of 2021 we have gotten extra conscious of the push-pull components that drive international migration,” mentioned PBLS. “Local weather change, devastated native economies, gang violence, overseas navy intervention, and so many different components lead individuals to make the troublesome selection to go away dwelling in quest of a protected and affluent future. Our curiosity in exploring the present disaster on the US-Mexico border is meant to assist deliver these conversations to mild right here at dwelling in Maine, and debunk lots of the myths and preconceptions of what drives human migration worldwide.”
Based in 1986 as a non-profit language college and heart for cultural trade, Penobscot Bay Language Faculty has served over 6,000 locals and over 500 worldwide college students of all ages by means of language courses and cultural programming. Over three a long time later we proceed to advertise our mission: To develop and supply alternatives for the individuals of Midcoast Maine and across the World to discover our shared expertise on Earth by means of the research and celebration of language and tradition.