Intercambio News

COABE Journal Features Lee in Meet the Author

Our Executive Director, Lee Shainis, recently wrote an article for the COABE journal titled “How We Can Shift the Power Imbalance in Adult Education to Deepen a Sense of Belonging, Improve Program Outcomes, and Create a More Equitable Society.” He was featured on COABE’s YouTube channel to talk more in-depth about the article and why […]

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How Intercambio Empowers Women in the Classroom and Beyond

Today, we celebrate International Women’s Day! Intercambio is proud to welcome women from all over the world. Did you know that the Intercambio community of volunteers and students is 71% women? Each and every day women empower themselves through Intercambio, whether that’s by learning English, discovering new skills, or engaging in the community. Here are […]

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Celebrating Freedoms Big and Small: Intercambio Intern Reflects on Learning English

Amy, a student at Wellesley College, interned with Intercambio through the month of January interviewing students and learning their stories. Meeting and speaking with Intercambio students reminded her of her own experience learning English, and she was inspired to write this post. As a remote student intern, I had the opportunity to interview members of […]

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Silver Linings and New Opportunities

Meet Adriana, one of more than 300 students who learned how to take English classes virtually with Intercambio this year. Thanks to your support, she is learning with Intercambio and getting ahead in life. Adriana and her husband Carlos  are accomplished professionals and highly educated in their home country of Venezuela. Venezuela’s political and economic strife forced […]

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Conversations about Race for English Learners

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 […]

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