We successfully finished year 2 of our collaboration with the Alternative Break Program at Indiana University.Read More
2015 was a big year for the Rich Coast Project!
Thank you to everyone who participated in our projects and activities. We look forward to welcoming more contributors, collaborators and volunteers in the year ahead.Read More
Esta entrevista es parte de un serie de charlas con residentes de la zona con el fin de rescatar la memoria colectiva y compartirla con los demás. Junto con fotografías, videos y otros materiales que constituyen parte de un creciente archivo digital de las comunidades del Caribe Sur, organizado por el Rich Coast Project en colaboración con muchos habitantes y organizaciones locales.Read More
The “Reglamento Transitorio para la Regulacion de los Usos de Suelo y Permisos de Construccion dentro de la Zona Maritima Terrestre del Canton de Talamanca” establishes a period of 6 months for the registration and regularization of occupancy in the ZMT. Therefore the Municipal Registry in Bribri requires that you present the following documents BEFORE NOVEMBER 27th. After this date, the regulation states “properties which have not been declared will remain at the disposition of the municipality to be granted to other interested parties.”Read More
¡No deje que su permiso de uso se dará a otra persona!
El “Reglamento Transitorio para la Regulación de los Usos de Suelo y Permisos de Construcción dentro de la Zona Maritima Terrestre del Canton de Talamanca” establece un periodo de seis meses a fin de registrar y regularizar las ocupaciones de la ZMT. Después de este periodo (VENCE 27 NOVIEMBRE), las propiedades que esten sin declarer “quedara a disposición del municipio para ser otorgado a otro interesado.”Read More
The Rich Coast Project joined the Hidden Garden for two days of important sessions on local Afro-Caribbean wellness traditions and a tour of local businesses who are acting as knowledge carriers of customary healing practices.Read More
Rich Coast Project founder and director Katie Beck visited the Institute for International Business at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University to discuss the project's development and impact on the local community.Read More
After a successful inaugural trip with the Alternative Break Program from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, RCP Director Katie Beck was invited to Bloomington, Indiana, to share the vision of the growing partnership between the Rich Coast Project and would-be-volunteers from the business school.Read More
Over the past several years, members of the Rich Coast Project team have been collecting historic photographs and oral history interviews from residents of coastal Talamanca. In order to share the fruits of these efforts back with the community, this year we introduced a new endeavor: the South Caribe Roots Archive.Read More
Santa Clara law student Brittany Delbridge spent her summer as an intern and research assistant with the Rich Coast Project, helping us conduct community outreach, develop important background research, and develop organizational strategies to help us keep moving forward.Read More
On July 1, 2015, representatives from several of the area's founding families gathered for an evening of community, music, and food.Read More
We went to Manzanillo to spend the day with the elders of Cahuita and Sixaola districts of Talamanca, Limón, distributing information about the Rich Coast Project and inviting them to participate in upcoming projects.Read More
Last March we hosted our first group of student volunteers from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, who joined us in Manzanillo for a week of service and learning through the Kelley Institute for Social Impact's Alternative Break Program.Read More
Representatives of the Rich Coast Project attended the final presentation of the Legal Skills in a Social Context (LSSC) Program's 2014-2015 Social Justice Project.Read More