Monthly Archives: September 2010

Sri Lankan survivor Sunanda Deshapriya writes about Hector

Sunanda Deshapriya attended Hector’s workshops in Vienna and published his account of the event in Ravaya, a Sinhala weekly and in addition on 5 online news portals on Sri Lanka. Two of the five websites also have a Tamil version … Continue reading

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Hector interviewed on KZSU re torture

George Cattermole at Stanford University interviewed Hector on the radio for the Shedding Light program. This segment aired on September 27th, 2010. You can access the podcast here. Hector on KZSU

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The Blessing Next to the Wound in e-book format

We’re glad to announce that The Blessing Next to the Wound: A Story of Art, Activism, and Transformation, co-authored by Hector Aristizabal and Diane Lefer,  is now available in e-book format in addition to the paperback edition. Thank you, Lantern … Continue reading

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Hector Aristizabal named a candidate for Livia Award

We just learned that the Livia Foundation of Denmark has listed its 2010 nominees and Hector is among them along with such remarkable organizations as the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission. The awards are given due to criteria of constructive … Continue reading

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Carol Gomez at Casa de la Familia

We are proud to report that our board member, Carol Gomez (the founder and executive director of the social-justice organization Matahari: Eye of the Day), is now working with Casa de la Familia where she offers therapy to individuals and families who … Continue reading

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“No More Romance” at the Luna Playhouse, Glendale, CA – September 2010

Diane Lefer’s one-act play, “No More Romance,” about immigrants, union-busting, and jails will be performed for four nights by Three Roses Players at the Luna Playhouse. Dates: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 8:00 PM Monday, September 27 Wednesday, September 29 … Continue reading

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Francisco House – September 22

Francisco House is a sober-living facility in South Los Angeles that provides transitional housing to lifers now out on parole. Hector and Diane will offer the men a workshop on September 22 at the invitation of Julia Harmon Chavez of … Continue reading

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