Glasswing partners with The Trust for the Americas

Glasswing is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Trust for the Americas, a nonprofit that seeks to improve access to economic opportunities and foster innovation in vulnerable communities in Latin America and the Caribbean. This exciting collaboration allows us to combine efforts and execute a shared vision of what social inclusion can look […]

Entrepreneur Yris Palmer visits Glasswing El Salvador

On April 9, 2021, entrepreneur Yris Palmer, founder of Star Lash Extensions and Star Lash Beauty Bar, visited Glasswing El Salvador!

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 […]

Distributing technology to migrant youth in NYC

In New York City, we are continuing our commitment to helping our communities mitigate the multiple compounding effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. High school classes are still completely remote, and many do not have adequate technology to connect to online learning. Students often must attend classes and do homework with little to no privacy, leading […]

Peer mentoring program launches in NYC

Social isolation drives trauma, especially in migrant youth. In an effort to create more virtual communities for students, Glasswing New York City has officially launched our Peer Mentoring program! Two of our partner schools, Manhattan Bridges High School and International High School at Union Square, match recently arrived students with senior class student mentors for […]