Response to the Election

Dear friends of Intercambio, This morning I was in touch with one of our students, an amazing young mother from Mexico who is co-president of the PTA at her kid’s school. She, like many Intercambio students, is in a deep depression and scared. She said: “The main thing that helps us today is to know that there […]

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Make America Friendly Again

This has been a scary year. Regardless of the election outcome, the state of affairs around human relations is saddening. People feel empowered again to more openly discriminate against others. I hear horrible stories of the way immigrant friends are being treated. Many people want to change this trajectory. The problem? They don’t know how […]

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Update from the Executive Director: 11-20-13

It’s conference season, so that means that other staff members and I are presenting and exhibiting (tabling) in a few different states, spreading the word about opportunities we provide including our curriculum, the Immigrant Guide, our teacher trainings and more. It’s been an effective way to bring in new people and find new long-term customers. […]

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Update from the Executive Director: 10-7-13

5 days until fiesta! La Fiesta is more than just an amazingly fun party, which many people after the flood devastation we’ve experienced. For those who haven’t been, it’s hard to explain what it’s like. There are 5 live bands, fun shows, a diverse crowd of 1000+ people, and an energy that’s hard to put […]

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