EPES Stories of Hope September 2020 Newsletter
This newsletter shares stories of hope from EPES community action in Chile during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Stories in this newsletter center around the theme of neighborhood soup kitchens referred to as the olla común or “collective pot” in English. EPES describes their work supporting these neighborhood soup kitchens including one soup kitchen specifically supporting the Haitian immigrant community.
On Sunday, October 25, 2020 Chileans voted overwhelmingly, in an almost 80% majority, to rewrite the Chilean constitution, replacing the existing constitution from the Pinochet-era. Moving forward, the people of Chile will elect 155 members who will draft a new charter which then will be voted on by the Chilean people in 2022.