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People sometimes ask me what I do. I usually give them a quick rundown of the activities of StudentReach. We speak to students about suicide, exploitation, and civility. We take students on trips to develop themselves and volunteer.
Thursdays are always an emotional day in Baja. Around noon we stand around in an oddly shaped circle and pass keys around. The keys belong to the brand-new house that is standing behind a Mexican family that is usually weeping with joy.
As we drove through the winding hills on the way up to Yosemite I taught our refugee students a very valuable lesson. I explained a tradition that goes back as long as anyone can remember.
Erika was referred to us by her pastor. She was struggling to make it on her own. Erika is a single mom with two kids. Her oldest, Eder is 6 years old and Alex is 3 years old.
In 2017 four homes were built by humanitarians from all over the USA and Hope Village was established in Rural Baja Mexico. The homes provide temporary housing for battered and extremely impoverished single mothers
Expedition: Wilderness was HUGE success this Spring. With two life coaching camps taking place, one in Northern California and the other on the Oregon coast
Almost every person who has found success in life has a mentor or two they can thank. Unfortunately in our nation today 1 out of 3 kids won’t have a mentor
The power that you have on Big day of Giving is pretty incredible. We think you should be a part of it this year and this is why…
Every week the mothers of hope village participate in our Family Coaching and Mentoring Classes. Each lesson is designed to help them bridge the gap between surviving to living healthy