Recent posts from: Jarabacoa 6-23-2022


Day 4 – Deconstructing Poverty


Hello Everyone, Jordan and Amelia here. We are the first LDD’s (leaders of the day) of the trip. We started our day by visiting the local dump in Buena Vista (a small town within Jarabacoa). We met two local buzos (dump workers) who shared stories of their lives...

Cultural Fun Day


Hey everyone, Day 3 has been a blast. We got some much-needed rest before starting our day. We had the pleasure of visiting Bohios Campo Anil. They showed us the process they use to make coffee, hot cocoa, and casaba (bread). We had a taste of each. Next, we were...

Arrival/City Tour Day


Hello everyone, This is John and Pamela again, your PC Program Coordinator/LDD (Lider del Dia) of the day. Today was a big day because we had the chance to welcome our group to the country at 3:30 am after some long hours of flying. We spent the rest of the night in...

JA1B Crew – Welcome to Jarabacoa


Hello everyone, we are John and Pamela , we are going to be your Program Coordinators for JA1B and we cannot wait to meet you all and start this amazing journey. Just a little bit about us (no worries, you are going to get to know us a bit more in the next couple...

Hello GG Family!


Hey everyone! My name is Keyla and I will on the JA1B trip to Dominican Republic. A little bit about myself, I attend Impact Academy. I enjoy watching movies, hanging out with friends, listening to music, and recently I’ve been picking up journaling. I am a...

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Hi! My name is Guillermina Lopez (but you can call me Gigi) and I go to South San Francisco High School. I’m also in the ELD program (English Language Development Program). I was born in the Bay Area but raised in Mexico, that’s why my Spanish is better...

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Hello, my name is Rosaria and I am 17 years old! I was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, and moved to the bay about a year ago. I attended Oakland School for the Arts, where I studied theater and acting (which are my passions). On my free time, I love to...