Solidarity: Creating Connections to Uplift Communities

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 … Read more

Gratitude, Obstacles, Connections, Innovation: Intercambio and the new normal

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 … Read more

New Faces at Intercambio 2019

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 … Read more

Why No Intercambio “La Fiesta” This Year

 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 … Read more

Pre-Intercambio and the 1st year of getting it started

The truth is I don’t remember too much about the beginning, but here’s what I do remember. On my way to Portland in August 99 I stopped in Boulder to visit friends. I’d just graduated with an undergrad business degree from the University of Michigan and spent the summer interning at an amazing psychiatric treatment … Read more