Monthly Archives: April 2012

Rosa’s story-the director’s cut

Early in our project, we presented the story of Rosa Yorleni Sevilla, an OYE scholar who nearly missed out on attending high school because of her family’s economic circumstances. Hers is truly a story of transformation…going from a life without … Continue reading

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RACE 4 OYE

  Following the success of three marathon runners who sponsored OYE in 2010, a fundraising initiative called RACE 4 OYE has been born. RACE 4 OYE provides an opportunity for athletes to “race” and raise money for OYE’s scholarship program. … Continue reading

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on being an “at-risk” youth

  OYE scholar Sandra Fiallos talks about being characterized as an “at-risk” youth in Honduran society.

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What is OYE?

  We asked OYE scholars to describe what OYE means to them in one word.

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Put a cute dog picture on your WordPress blog to drive traffic

There are a lot of things that I miss about El Progreso, Honduras now that I’ve returned to the US…buying bananas by the dozen in the Centro, having a morning fruit licuado http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Licuado from the place across the street from the hotel. I … Continue reading

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Justin Eldridge Otero, Co-founder of OYE

  Justin gives an overview of OYE’s program.

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We invite the world to participate! ¡Invitamos al mundo que participe! Wij nodigen de wereld uit om deel te nemen! Nous invitons le monde pour participer! Wir laden die Welt ein, um teilzunehmen! Προσκαλούμε τον κόσμο για να συμμετέχουμε! Invitiamo il mondo per partecipare! 私達は加わるために世界を誘う! Nós convidamos o mundo para participar! Мы приглашаем мир для того чтобы участвовать! 我们邀请世界参与!

an update on our global social media initiative Much has happened during the three weeks that I visited the Organization for Youth Empowerment in El Progreso, Honduras.   We’ve been featured on  various news sites, and The Huffington Post ran … Continue reading

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Oriel’s story

Oriel Eunice Diaz is a scholar in the Organization for Youth Empowerment/El Progreso, Honduras

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HuffPost and Latina Lista run editorials on the OYE social media project

“The Ethics of Storytelling: Documenting Change in Honduran Youth” “Going Global on a Shoestring and a Smartphone”

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