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Immigration Day - SC1B

Immigration Day - SC1B

"We were very proud of our peers, the majority of who opened up and shared details about themselves that put them in a vulnerable situation, not only in front of their peers but strangers from a foreign country. It was an eye opening experience that removed any barriers between us based off of culture, race, or even language. It allowed us to come together on a more basic and human level and see each other for the individuals that we are." ... READ MORE

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Boy, western Mass. education is not bad!!!!

Today, we were all up bright and early at 5 a.m. for another “eye-opening” experience. the more fluent Spanish speaking Glimpsers went to the local public school, Instituto Nacianal Automono Eliaeo Picado (INEP) while the others went to the local private school, Colegio San Luis Gonzaga (K-12 Catholic School). Many of the Glimpsers... READ MORE

Immigration Day

Hey everybody! It’s Henrietta and Alex here 🙂 Today was Immigration Day and we learned about immigration between the Dominican Republic and Haiti. We started off the day at 7 am to travel to Batey Palave. A batey is where immigrants reside. Us Glimpsers partnered up with Ms. Silvia Viñals and her son, Ernesto who gave his presentation (that... READ MORE

G1C Flight Return Information

Hello Family and Friends of G1C Glimpsers, We know you all are excited for the return of the students, so here are some reminders about their flight information: The students will be arriving at SFO at 12:15 am on August 6 on AV 560 into the International Terminal. This is a SATURDAY night, but just after midnight, so technically the flight... READ MORE

CAP Day 2

Finally! My time to be Lider del Dia! Today was the second day of our Community Action Project at Barrilete, and we got a lot done! The tire fence is all painted–pink, yellow, blue and purple–and so is the kitchen, half blue and half yellow. Sam and Jenny used some leftover dirt to even out parts of the grounds. We also went through a... READ MORE

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