Intercambio Cultural Trainings at University Hill Elementary School

One of the most important parts of Intercambio’s program structure is the emphasis on cultural understanding that is implemented into every volunteer training. Offering English and cultural training since 2001, Intercambio is well versed in intercultural communication and provides this service to groups of individuals in the community on a regular basis. One of the […]

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Denver Post Charities

Intercambio Uniting Communities has received a generous gift of $25,000 from Denver Post Charities to support our English curriculum and literacy efforts in Boulder County. Through Denver Post Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund, funding is proudly provided to Denver-area nonprofit organizations that offer literacy services as well as programs that serve low-income youth. Since the […]

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Lee’s Guide Conferences

Intercambio Uniting Communities is always on the move, serving new classes in more locations with every semester. However, our Executive Director, Lee Shainis, is also busy with an extensive project that has been recognized as both innovative and informative. For years, Lee has been making his way to ESL and TESOL conferences around the nation […]

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Boulder Flatirons Rotary Supports Computer Literacy Project in Boulder

The Boulder Flatirons Rotary Club received a District Simplified Grant in support of a new project to promote computer literacy in the local immigrant community through the organization, Intercambio. Intercambio offers adult immigrants classes in English and other life situations, such as assistance with finances. Co- Founder, Lee Shainis said, “We began offering computer classes […]

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The Longmont Special Taskforce

LONGMONT COMMUNITY MEMBERS FORM THE TASKFORCE FOR INTERCAMBIO GROWTH A group of community leaders and Intercambio: Uniting Communities have formed the Longmont Special Taskforce for Intercambio Growth to raise awareness of the need for Intercambio’s services in Longmont. The Taskforce believes that our community is healthier and stronger when all people can communicate, understand local […]

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Intercambio: Uniting Communities Presents the Abridged and Illustrated Version of The Immigrant Guide

Boulder, CO – August 29, 2011 – Intercambio: Uniting Communities has just released an abridged and illustrated version of The Immigrant Guide: What Every Immigrant Needs to Know by Lee Shainis. The comprehensive guide provides critical and basic information for immigrants living in the United States. The fourth version of What Every Immigrant Needs to […]

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“What Every Immigrant Needs To Know" Guide

Intercambio de Comunidades’ mission is to provide a solid cultural foundation and an extensive system of support for immigrants attempting to become successful citizens in a new society.  One  example of this support system is our “What Every Immigrant Needs To Know” guide, covering virtually every aspect of life that an immigrant will encounter. Many […]

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Vote for Intercambio – Best Nonprofit in Boulder

The Daily Camera is having its annual “Best of Boulder” competition and it would be great for Intercambio if we won the award for “Best Nonprofit Organization”! Just copy this link into your browser and vote! http://www.futureofnews.com/AdEverywhere/SI/PR/RC/?S=dailycamera&B=1005 You have to vote for at least 10 categories (so show some other organizations/businesses some love). Don’t forget […]

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Our Executive Director gets to go to Denmark!

And the rest of the staff is jealous. That’s right. In August, Intercambio’s Executive Director, Lee Shainis, will head to Denmark on a two-week government-sponsored exchange program to learn about issues and solutions regarding immigration. Lee Shainis (middle, in the sweet blue shirt) with a few friends During the trip, Lee will be holding several […]

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