Stories

Creating Together in Kids Club

Art workshop teaches students about themselves and the world!

 

 “How do you see yourself?… What do you love about your community?… What’s unique about your culture?… How do you see the world?” These were a few of the questions that our Kids Club students were asked during a creative arts and expression workshop that took place the last week in April. After a generous donation of hundreds of Neuland Markers, Casa mentor Erin Gordon – along with other volunteers – helped us develop a week long workshop for our kids to learn how to express themselves through art.

 

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Sharing What We Learn

 

During snack time at Kids Club I enjoy walking around to engage with the students. Recently at Kids Club I noticed a group of 3rd graders gathered around one of our first grade girls, Esperanza*. She stood there holding a piece of paper while all the older girls stared at it and talked excitedly all at once.

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Volunteer This Summer!

Would you like to build new relationships and impact the community? This summer there are new ways for you to get involved with students at Casa Chirilagua as we expand our programming in our new building. We are looking for more amazing volunteers like you to join our current group of rock stars, so read below and find the opportunity that works best for you!

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A Milestone Grand Opening

 

Dancing, music, tamales, pupusas, words of gratitude and congratulations filled the air as over three hundred of our friends, families, and community leaders joined in celebrating a great milestone for Casa Chirilagua: the grand opening of our new community center!

 

[See it in photos!]

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