What We Do

For more information about the following activities, contact shdinformacion@gmail.com

Weekly Conversation

Every Tuesday @ 11:30am-1:00pm

All are welcome to join this FREE Spanish conversation group at DelVal Market.

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Weekly ESL Classes

Every Wednesday @ 6:00pm

Small group, FREE English classes in Doylestown. All welcome. Contact us for more details.

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Monthly Book Club

One Wednesday each month @ 7:00pm

Intermediate-advanced Spanish book discussion at local library. All welcome. More details here.

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Monthly Tertulias

One Friday each month @ 7:30pm

Tertulias are informal gatherings where we share and discuss Hispanic culture. For SHD members.

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Scholarship Program

Annual

Since 2012, we have donated over $30,000 back to the community through student scholarship awards for native and non-native Spanish speakers. This year's scholarships will be awarded in May 2020. (The 2021 application will be available online in the Fall.)

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School Presentations

Ongoing

We offer FREE school presentations (in English or Spanish) on a variety of topics, such as Hispanic Heritage Month and Jobs for Spanish Majors.

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Spanish Film Presentation

Annual

Once a year, we present a film in Spanish at the County Theater in Doylestown.

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Group Trips

Ongoing

SHD members enjoy formal and impromptu gatherings together, whether to a restaurant, museum, theater or any other venue that is hosting a Hispanic-related event.

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Noche Latina

Annual

This is our annual fundraiser, held in the Fall. There's lots of food, music and good company... all for a wonderful cause!

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Volunteer Opportunities

Ongoing

We are proud to have community connections with local schools, health clinics, businesses, churches, and non-profit organizations.

Contact us to learn more!

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Scholarship Committee

Led by Daisy Rodríguez

Each year, SHD donates scholarship awards to high school seniors who have demonstrated advanced or native fluency in both written and spoken Spanish. An awards ceremony is held in the Spring.

Fundraising Committee

Led by Heidi Roux

We aim to increase donations from community members, local businesses and corporate matching, in order to raise funds to help support our scholarship and outreach programs. All donations are tax-deductible.

Outreach Committee

Led by Melissa Harrison

Working together with other organizations to educate our local Hispanic community about the resources available to them, while sharing the Spanish language and culture with our non-Hispanic community.

Events Committee

Led by Kathleen Herrmann

From monthly gatherings to annual events, this committee helps to plan, organize and implement a variety of activities for SHD members. For a list of upcoming events, click here.

Publicity Committee

Led by Susan Lee-Miller

Updates on social media, press releases and monthly communication with SHD members are all a part of the publicity committee, along with taking pics for the photo gallery.

SHD Board Members

Led by Juan Navia

The SHD Board of Directors & Member Representatives meet quarterly, or as needed, throughout the year. For a current list of directors and responsibilities, click here.

 

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