"All paths converge in the healing ocean of justice"

Inspiring Cultural Awareness Through Writing

Charito is also known as an author and storyteller.  Her book, Navidad Latinoamericana, Latin American Christmas, brings readers through a truly multicultural experience celebrating Christmas traditions of twenty-five Latin American countries.  Written in both Spanish and English, the book contains stories, illustrations, prayers and a CD with Latin American Christmas songs and music.  The Pennsylvania Child Welfare System uses her book as a cultural resource.  She has also produced a vivid and endearing cultural stage presentation for schools which includes stories, songs and music brought to life by the students dressed in authentic Latin American costumes, playing traditional musical instruments and dancing.