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Pancake Fundraiser ~ East Los Angeles

1:46 PM PDT on June 10, 2010

Xokolatl Café, a community café specializing in indigenous inspired cacao-based drinks, is continuing its mission to provide revenue for the students of Semillas Community Schools through a daylong Pancake Fundraiser in which 100% of all sales will go toward the students. The fundraiser is being organized to raise money for Anahuacalmecac High School ( ) student’s annual cultural exchange trip to China in association with the UCLA Confucius Institute.

A delegation of eight Anahuacalmecac students will travel to China for the Hanban Chinese Bridge Summer Camp. Funds raised will be used to pay for student’s travel expenses and accommodations. This is the third year Anahuacalmecac students travel to China where they will participate in an elite two-week intensive Mandarin language and Chinese culture training program. During the 2-week program students will have the opportunity to develop their language skills by attending a variety of classes, interacting with Chinese students, and participating in field trips and sightseeing activities.

Who: Xokolatl Café, ( ) a community café specializing in indigenous inspired cacao-based drinks launched to benefit the students of Semillas Community Schools; and Semillas Community schools, a non-profit charter school with an emphasis on indigenous culture and tradition based in East L.A.

What: Pancake fundraiser in support of the annual Hanban Chinese Bridge Summer Camp in China.

§ Pancake Breakfast will include a stack of three buttermilk pancakes with choice of café de olla (Mexican coffee), orange juice or milk for $8.00.

§ A Virtual Pancake Sale through the Semillas web page donation link will also accept support from across the country. To donate go here.

Why: Raise funds for Anahuacalmecac High School students to travel to China for the Hanban Chinese Bridge Summer Camp.

When: Saturday, June 19th, 7am – 12pm

Where: Xokolatl Café, 4987 Huntington Drive North, Los Angeles, CA 90032

About Xokolatl Café
Xokolatl Café was founded upon the culture, tradition, community and wellness generated by Semillas Community Schools. Xokolatl Café brews roasted and raw cacao-based chocolate drinks and espressos and offers gourmet sandwiches, soups and salads. Menu items featuring cacao include ancestral recipes, family secrets and modern variations derived from Aztec and Mayan cultures. For more information please visit .

About Semillas
Semillas represents two community-based charter schools in East Los Angeles, Xinaxcalmecac Academia Semillas del Pueblo, for grades kinder through eighth, and Anahuacalmecac International University Preparatory High School of North America for grades ninth through twelfth. Semillas is the first International Baccalaureate World School to be authorized in the city of Los Angeles. IB schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Academia believes is important for students. Semillas students strive to become internationally-minded, culturally wise community members. For more information visit: .

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