Vice President Kamala Harris recognizes Glasswing International’s youth program at the Summit of the Americas

June 8, 2022 (NYC, NY) – Vice President Kamala Harris announced  Glasswing International’s inclusion in the Central American Service Corps (CASC) – a $50 million initiative to be administered by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)—that will provide young people in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras with paid community service opportunities, mentorship, and a […]

Glasswing & partners inaugurate the Nucleo LabHub building for Salvadoran youth

Glasswing International, the Henriquez Foundation, USAID and the Howard G. Buffett Foundation inaugurated the Nucleo LabHub building this week in the center of San Salvador. The Nucleo Labhub is a center for youth development that seeks to develop the potential of young people through programs that teach social and life skills, employability, entrepreneurship and innovation. […]

Meet Susie, Community Schools participant

18-year-old Susie became involved with Glasswing in 2019. She participates in several programs, including Emotional Wellness, Discovery Club, Math Reinforcement Club, English Club and Photography Club. In 2020, she began to have negative thoughts and considered dropping out of school. The programs helped her change her thinking and provided her with the support network she […]

Meet José, Jovenes Constructores participant

  My name is José, I am 17 years old and I am in my first year of high school with a diploma in hotel management and tourism at a public school in downtown San Salvador. I have been participating in Glasswing programs for one and a half years. In 2020, I enrolled in the […]

Meet Ingrid, Community Cafe participant

Ingrid grew up in a violent home. Her father used to hit her mother, and he committed suicide when Ingrid was 14. After that, she went to live with her boyfriend. He didn’t treat her badly but he was involved in illicit groups, and she was exposed to his activities. One day, her partner was […]

Meet Ana Camila, Community Schools participant

My name is Ana Camila and I am 17 years old. I am currently studying and in the process of being admitted to college. I also participate in the Finance Club, Speech Club, and Life Orientation Club. Before the clubs, having a stable relationship with my mother was very difficult for me. I was embarrassed […]

Glasswing International raises $1.6 million to support children and youth in Latin America and New York City at Seventh Annual Benefit Gala

After an immensely difficult year, over 300 people came out to show their support and heartfelt concert for the Latin American region during this time of need at our Seventh Annual Benefit Gala on September 9th at Guastavino’s in New York City, raising a record-breaking $1.6 million for children and youth. Fashion pioneers, business leaders, […]

USAID Administrator Samantha Power visits Glasswing programs

Our co-founder and President Celina de Sola met with USAID Administrator Samantha Power and the United States Charge d’affaires ad interim to El Salvador, Jean Manes. On her visit to the Northern Triangle, Administrator Power was able to meet with students from Glasswing’s programs, Stephanie and Francisco, who discussed the challenges and opportunities youth face, […]

Expanding school-based mental health

Our Community Schools are safe havens not only for students, but also for teachers and other members of the communities we work in. Teaching mental health skills and developing ways to cope with emotions and stress is beneficial for everyone both in and out of school. Each week, Glasswing school coordinators visit different public schools […]

Strengthening our Community Schools and the future for youth: Glasswing Fellows

Young people are the greatest resource that our region has. Yet, even though some may have the drive and desire to succeed, certain challenges do not allow them to reach their full potential. The Glasswing Fellows program builds leadership and management skills through paid employment and extensive training opportunities. Selected youth, many of who have […]

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