Intercambio was built on the foundation of a mutual learning mindset, cultivating meaningful connections across cultures, and conversations that expand perspectives for students and teachers. As the fight against racism continues, conversations about race and racism have been happening at Intercambio. Intercambio recently hosted a few online conversations about racism for English Learners. These brave […]
The onset of COVID-19 led to tons of changes at Intercambio and beyond! We are so excited to share what Intercambio has been up to these past few months. Click below to see the Fall 2020 Community Journal.
Intercambio stands in solidarity with the Black community against racial discrimination, violence, and injustice. The fight against racism is inextricably linked with our efforts to create safe and uplifting communities and bonds for immigrants and refugees. We have seen how racism and systemic oppression unjustly impact our immigrant students, and how COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted […]
“Being physically separated from my community was not an easy reality for me to accept. Seeing our volunteers, co-workers, and students was something that I needed to enjoy and have a meaningful day. I couldn’t believe that my days would be filled with joy working from home, but now my heart is full of love […]
We were scheduled to present workshops at several big conferences in April and May, and instead of doing that we have hosted 9 live online webinars on a variety of topics (listed at the bottom here). We have been seeing great feedback and seeing way higher attendance at these webinars. Nearly 500 people from 35 […]
A lot has changed since COVID has transformed our world, and I wanted to share about gratitude, obstacles, connections and innovation at Intercambio. Gratitude Lots of people have demonstrated fierce commitment to keep Intercambio strong when connection and community are needed now more than ever. Our one fundraiser of the year, Comedy for Cambio […]
We were sad to see four amazing board members end their terms in June. Nicole Murad, Jim Hooton, John Ricotta and Carmela Weber dedicated 23 combined years of board service and helped take Intercambio to another level! We’re excited to welcome 3 new board members, who bring experience relevant to our strategic plan focus to […]
We loved all of the 17 amazing La Fiesta: World Parties that introduced many wonderful people to Intercambio and created a groundbreaking sense of community. Despite this, we made the difficult decision to not have it in 2019. Here’s why: Our Purpose. This past year we dug deep into Intercambio’s purpose it became clear that […]
10,000 Exchanges by City Councilman, Bob Yates.