New England College to Host Author and Advocate for Street Children in Developing Countries
New England College will host a presentation by Dr. Chi-Cheng Huang author of the widely acclaimed book “When Invisible Children Sing” on Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Huang will talk about and show video footage of his experience working with street children in La Paz, Bolivia. This free event will take place on campus in the Center for Educational Innovation (CEI 110) located at 98 Bridge Street, Henniker.
Dr. Chi Huang is an assistant professor in pediatrics, medical director of inpatient pediatrics, director of the pediatric global health initiative, and internal medicine hospitalist attending at Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine. He has spent the last 15 years advocating for the lives of street children in developing countries. Dr. Huang was influential in cofounding Casa Bernabe, a home for Bolivian street children, in 2001, and is the founder of Kaya Children International. Dr. Huang has received numerous awards and recognition for his work.
A book signing will follow Dr. Huang’s presentation. Contact Christopher Dale, Professor of Sociology at 731.5838 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
About New England College
New England College emphasizes experiential learning as an essential component in the development of an enduring academic community. Building upon a strong liberal arts foundation, we challenge our students to reach their full potential through informed discourse and the pursuit of excellence in a framework of academic freedom. New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc. (NEASC) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. The Teacher Education Program (and the majors in Elementary Education, Physical Education, Secondary Education, and Special Education) are approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education.