THIS MONTH IN THE GREEN LIGHT DISTRICT.
The Green Light District is gearing up for a September filled with community and cultural events, People's Climate March preparation, and two full days of programming and activities during our Southside Connex Community Festival, featuring El Puente's annual �WEPA! FestivalSee below for details and we'll see you in the neighborhood!
ART WORKSHOPS FOR THE PEOPLE'S CLIMATE MARCH
Join El Puente CADRE and AgitArte in art-making workshops to build a giant puppet, banners, and other performing objects for the People's Climate March on September 21st. On September 13th, 1-6PM we're moving the workshop into the street during the first day of the Southside Connex Community Festival.

These workshops are taking place at El Puente Headquarters (211 South 4th Street). Open hours are listed below and all are welcome! 
Contact Tina Orlandini - torlandini@elpuente.us / 718-387-0404 for more info and to RSVP.

Tuesday, September 9, 4-8PM
Wednesday, September 10, 4-8PM
Thursday, September 11, 4-8PM

Saturday, September 13, 1-6PM - SOUTHSIDE CONNEX

Tuesday, September 16, 4-8PM
Wednesday, September 17, 4-8PM
Thursday, September 18, 4-8PM

MARCH WITH EL PUENTE!

El Puente is organizing our local community to march together at the People's Climate March on September 21st. 

Contact Jacqueline Espinal for more information and to join us! 

Email: jespinal@elpuente.us 
Phone: 718-387-0404 x 45
SOUTHSIDE CONNEX COMMUNITY STREET FESTIVAL FEATURING �WEPA! FESTIVAL


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH & 20TH, 1-6PM - Join us on Havemeyer Street (between S. 4th & Grand St.) for our annual Southside Connex Community Festival and enjoy art-making workshops, zumba classes, community resources, face painting, and stage performances on both days, including El Puente's annual �WEPA! Festival for Southside Performing Arts (Sept. 20th). Stay tuned for a full program of festival activities! 

#SouthsideConnex2014 | #WEPAFest2014



SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH, 1-6PM


Thank you to our generous sponsors and funders for making Southside Connex possible:
 
  








  
     


       


FREE OUTDOOR SCREENING WITH UNIONDOCS
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH, 7:00 PM - El Puente CADRE and UnionDocs present a FREE outdoor film screening at Hevemeyer Park with generous support from Rooftop Films

The screening will include a selection of highlights and award-winning shorts from Living Los Suresthe expansive documentary project about the Southside of Williamsburg, produced by UnionDocs. 

The screening is a celebration of Los Muralistas de El Puente's recent completion of the new �Cultura Con Az�car! mural featuring neighborhood history and residents stories at the former Domino Sugar site, and is part of the Southside Connex Community Festival (Sept. 13th & 20th, 1-6PM).
A BENEFIT FOR EL PUENTE


Tickets are now available for El Puente's first ever benefit: �PA'LANTE! Celebrating Thirty Decades of Movementon Thursday, October 9, 2014 at the Time Warner Center. 

Ticket and sponsorship information is available here



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El Puente is a community human rights institution that promotes leadership for peace and justice by engaging Williamsburg and Bushwick community members in the arts for social change, education, wellness, and environmental action through our community initiatives: El Puente Arts, four Youth Leadership Centers, the El Puente Green Light District initiative, and the El Puente Academy for Peace and Justice.