Staff Profile – Jenny Desmond

Position at Intercambio: Lafayette Program Director What are some interesting facts about you? •             I grew up on a farm •             I was a corrections officer and a police officer before becoming a mother. •            My favorite summertime activity is biking, especially singletrack. What is your favorite book? I just […]

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Learning English is Like Learning to Cook

A story by members of Karey Robinson’s Level 7 English Class: Ivonne Ayala, Junghwa Lee, Rosi Lopez, Angelica Mendez, Maria Pantoja, Rosa Rascon and Maria Vasquez Learning English is like learning to cook. When we prepare breakfast, lunch or dinner, first we must think about the ingredients. The words are like ingredients. The more you use […]

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Student Spotlight – Josefina Molina

“I started taking classes at home with an Intercambio volunteer 2 years ago. I started in level 1 and now I am in level 4B. My life has improved a lot thanks to Intercambio. For example, last Friday I went to clean a house and the owner told me that her friend also wanted me […]

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Staff Profile – Raquel Habib

Position at Intercambio: Program Assistant What are some interesting facts about you? •          I love dancing salsa •          I enjoy watching movies especially independent or foreign films •          I meditate daily What is your favorite book?  Hard to pick a favorite but I’ll say Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver What is your favorite movie? I […]

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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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Intercambio Staff Spotlight – Kathy Damas

Sadly and joyously we are saying good bye to our Business Manager and “anchor” Kathy Damas after almost 4 years with Intercambio. We say joyously, because Kathy and her husband Kon will take off in June for an adventure around the United States and maybe beyond – something they have wanted to do for a […]

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