An Introduction to the El Otro Lado Program

The Stories That Connect Us
Join us to learn more about El Otro Lado Facilitator Training and become part of this year’s cohort of school, community, and organization facilitators. El Otro Lado is a community arts engagement program that combines the creative process and the power of story to create greater connection and positive change in our schools and communities.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Location: Academy Campus in Seton Village
Notes: Light refreshments provided

During the El Otro Lado Introductory Evening, you will experience a taste of the El Otro Lado curriculum by exploring our stories through artistic poetry. In the second part of the evening, we will answer questions including information about the participation fee and scholarship for our 9-month training program. The El Otro Lado training program is designed to support facilitators as they implement the El Otro Lado program in their school or community setting.

Here’s what one of our former participants had to say about an El Otro Lado workshop:

“The gathering was a breath of fresh air! It was nice to learn and participate with a group of like-minded colleagues. I loved that we learned through the framework we will be using in the classroom and that we were able to explore and MAKE art!! My favorite however, was learning about the focus for El Otro Lado…. the pedagogy aspect excites me beyond words! Thank you, thank you, thank you for this opportunity!!”

This year we are opening El Otro Lado to schools and community organizations throughout Santa Fe and our surrounding communities. Our short video introduction shares our early work with Santa Fe Public schools and provides a glimpse into the program.

To learn more about El Otro Lado in a community setting follow this link:

“We all have a story worth telling, worth listening to, worth remembering. If we are willing, that story will take us to the other side, where we will find ourselves whole again.”

Estevan Rael-Galvez
Vice President of Historic Sites National Trust

Learn more about El Otro Lado, contact Barbara Deswood, Manager


Academy Campus in Seton Village
Seton Village Rd, Santa Fe, NM, USA

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