Cambridge and Sister City San Jose las Flores in El Salvador Celebrate 25th Anniversary


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Please join the Cambridge-El Salvador Sister City Project and the Cambridge Peace Commission for a series of events celebrating  25 Years of Solidarity between Cambridge and its Sister City San Jose las Flores, El Salvador.

Friday, Oct. 12, 6:30-9 p.m.
Cambridge Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, Cambridge
• Mayor Felipe Tobar
, San José Las Flores, El Salvador
• Zulma Hernandez, CRIPDES leader and political/women’s empowerment organizer
• Estela Garcia
, US/El Salvador Sister City coordinator and organizer
The event will include music, testimonials, food, celebration, reflection and inspiration and surprise notables from Cambridge and El Salvador.

Other Events

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6:30-8 p.m.
81 Orchard St., Cambridge (Porter Sq T)
Screening of excerpts from 1992 documentary "If the Mango Tree Could Speak" with filmmaker Pat Goudvis and historical videos. Commentary and conversation with Mayor Felipe Tobar about the changes. Light dinner provided. (RSVP to

Thursday Oct. 11: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Cornerstone Village Cohousing, 175 Harvey St. Cambridge (Alewife T)
Reception and gathering with Mayor Tobar, co-hosted by Representative Alice Wolf and City Councilor Marjorie Decker
This is a fundraising event for an innovative elder-care project in San José Las Flores. (RSVP to

Monday, Oct. 15, 5 p.m.
Sullivan Chamber, Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave.
The Cambridge City Council will welcome and make a presentation to Mayor Felipe Tobar San José Las Flores, followed by the dedication of a marker for the 25th anniversary at Jill Rhone Park (at the intersection of Mass. Ave, Main St., and Columbia St.)


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