Meet Maria

My name is Maria. I came from Honduras with my two children and my partner. We fled a very ugly situation in my country, which forced us to leave. It was very hard to leave. It is hard to know you are originally from there, and you have an entire life there, with your family […]

Meet Lorena

My name is Lorena. I’m from Guatemala, I’m 18 years old, and I have decided to follow my passion and do what I love: play soccer. I have not always been so sure of myself, and despite the hardships we’ve been through, I have been fortunate enough to have a family I am close to. […]

Meet Jazmin

My name is Jazmin, I am 21 years old and I have participated in the Community Schools program for six years. I started participating in the Glee Club when Glasswing came to my school in 2016. Afterwards, I decided to become an English Club volunteer and also get involved volunteering in different Glasswing programs.

Meet William

My name is William, and I am 18 years old. In 2017, I started participating in the Robotics Club and became a Discovery Club volunteer. A year later, I became a Robotics Club volunteer as well.

In the Robotics Club, I competed and won third place in Generation Now. This was a great personal achievement, and awakened a passion in me for technology and all things robotics.

Meet Rebeca

My name is Rebeca, and I am 14 years old. For a few months, I have been a member of the Girls Club. I used to be quite a reserved, shy person. I didn’t fully understand the importance of having a support group and being able to express my feelings instead of keeping them to […]

Meet Fernanda

My name is Fernanda and I am 14 years old. For two years I have been part of the Community Schools program. I started with the Robotics Club and now I am part of the Art Club. Both clubs have awakened my creativity and have helped me realize that my dreams should have no limit. […]

Meet Carolina

My name is Carolina, I am 19 years old, and I have participated in the Community Schools program for 11 years. I’ve been in the Discovery Club, Communications Club, English Club, Cosmetology Club, Debate Club, and Glee Club. The program has changed my life and has made me a better person. Two of the most […]

Meet Reina

My name is Reina, and I am 55 years old. I am a single mother of two daughters, and I am also the caretaker of an eight-year-old girl who was abandoned. 23 years ago, I had a molar pregnancy. I was told that this diagnosis is similar to cancer, and is treated with chemotherapy. In […]

Meet Nelson

My name is Nelson, I am 17 years old, and I am in eighth grade. I have been in Glasswing ‘s Community Schools program since I was in second grade. I’ve participated in the English Club, Glee Club, Basketball Club, and Leadership Club. The clubs have made an impression on my life since I was […]

Meet Amelia

My name is Amelia. I’m 14 years old and live with my parents, two sisters, and my brother-in-law in a high risk area in Guatemala. I was in my second semester of high school when the Covid-19 pandemic forced the government to suspend classes. During this period of social isolation, my family has struggled. My […]

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