Students in NYC get career-ready with volunteers

For the third year in a row, Glasswing partnered with Morgan Stanley during their annual Global Volunteer Month. Morgan Stanley employees joined over 50 Glasswing students from New York City, Central America, and the Dominican Republic, working on job and career readiness skills like Effective Communication, Active Listening, Nonverbal Language, and Empathy. Volunteers also answered […]

Fashion designer Cindy Castro collaborates with Glasswing

New York City-based, Ecuadorian designer Cindy Castro will donate a percentage of her sales to Glasswing programs. Earlier this year, she participated in a tie-dye workshop with our En Casa con Glasswing students. Take a look at Cindy’s collection here.

Latin American Youth Solve For Tomorrow

Solve for Tomorrow is the contest that has won over the hearts and minds of young people and educational institutions in Latin America. Samsung and Glasswing are partnering again to motivate high school students to propose and develop ideas to solve a specific problem in their community or region, through application of the knowledge learned […]

Engaging youth online

En Casa Con Glasswing continues to offer creative activities for students and their families. In the past few months, hundreds of young people have participated in workshops ranging from ‘how to land your first job’ to t-shirt design, learning English from scratch, creating podcasts, making home gardens, and even a live karaoke contest! The activities […]

Meet Antulia

  My name is Antulia, I am 29 years old, and I live in Quiche, Guatemala. Last year I had a baby, a beautiful baby girl, and although my love for her is the greatest, my path has not been easy, because I am a single mother. I live in a very male centered community. […]

Meet Gerson

Gerson, 25 years old, is a survivor of social violence. He was admitted to San Bartolo Hospital in San Salvador where he met a nurse who had been trained as a Sanando Heridas (Healing Wounds) interventionist. She tended to his physical injuries and also made him aware of the psychological and emotional effects an experience […]

Meet Elubia

Elubia is a program coordinator at a school in El Mezquital, Guatemala, where violence has deeply affected the day-to-day life of the students and their community. She says the Community Schools program and its approach to school-based mental health has been critical in helping youth, teachers, and the community address trauma and begin to heal […]

Meet Katherine

Katherine, 17 years old, started participating in our Community Schools program in 2019. She joined the Robotics Club in order to learn how to program and build robots, but says that being a part of the club has given her much more, including friendship, responsibility, and support through difficult times. Today, Katherine is a volunteer […]

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. […]