September 3, 2014
BUENOS AIRES

BUENOS AIRES

I’m in Buenos Aires for a conference on Service Learning, presenting the Babayan Story Project, an initiative ConTextos’ has helped launch with Harvard Professor Kiku Adatto. I…

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August 8, 2014
“WHILE WRITING MY STORY, I REALIZED THAT MY MOTHER LEFT NOT BECAUSE SHE DIDN’T LOVE ME, BUT BECAUSE SHE DID!” SAID KATHERINE, ABOUT THE PROCESS OF WRITING HER MEMOIR “A LARGA DISTANCIA” OR LONG DISTANCE, IN ENGLISH.

“WHILE WRITING MY STORY, I REALIZED THAT MY MOTHER LEFT NOT BECAUSE SHE DIDN’T LOVE ME, BUT BECAUSE SHE DID!” SAID KATHERINE, ABOUT THE PROCESS OF WRITING HER MEMOIR “A LARGA DISTANCIA” OR LONG DISTANCE, IN ENGLISH.

“While writing my story, I realized that my mother left not because she didn’t love me, but because she did!” said Katherine, about the process…

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July 15, 2014
52,193 KIDS AT THE BORDER

52,193 KIDS AT THE BORDER

It’s all over the news and everyone agrees: we must get at the root of the problem to understand why these 52,193 kids have crossed…

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July 8, 2014
MY TWO HOMES

MY TWO HOMES

This week I was on WBEZ Worldview with Jerome McDonnell talking about ConTextos in context of the current humanitarian crisis on the US border: 57,000…

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July 8, 2014
T-SHIRTS: A KEY STEP IN RUNNING A NON-PROFIT

T-SHIRTS: A KEY STEP IN RUNNING A NON-PROFIT

It’s one of those things I never would have anticipated: three years into running the organization, and getting t-shirts becomes a serious inflection point. I’m…

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July 1, 2014
47,000 UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH HAVE CROSSED THE SOUTHERN BORDER OF THE US SINCE OCTOBER. MOST FROM CENTRAL AMERICA.

47,000 UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH HAVE CROSSED THE SOUTHERN BORDER OF THE US SINCE OCTOBER. MOST FROM CENTRAL AMERICA.

I look at the image above, a screen shot from a CNN piece about this “humanitarian issue” and immediately notice that this kid—maybe Salvadoran or Guatemalan or…

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February 10, 2014
THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY

THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY

Earlier this year, ConTextos started working with one of the most controversial populations in El Salvador. Better said, one of the most controversial populations in…

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April 30, 2013
DE DOCENTES ENREDADOS A DOCENTES EN RED

DE DOCENTES ENREDADOS A DOCENTES EN RED

El ser humano como ser social aprende en colectivo, lo sabemos desde tiempos ancestrales; sin embargo las actividades en el aula de clases siguen siendo,…

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April 23, 2013
#DÍADELLIBRO_CONTEXTOS

#DÍADELLIBRO_CONTEXTOS

Aprovecho el día internacional del libro para actualizarlos con nuestros programas, que está pasando en la organización y como celebramos este día –aunque al ver…

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February 25, 2013
LANZAMIENTO DEL PROGRAMA ¨SOY AUTOR: ESCRITURA CREATIVA PARA LA PAZ¨

LANZAMIENTO DEL PROGRAMA ¨SOY AUTOR: ESCRITURA CREATIVA PARA LA PAZ¨

Para la familia de ConTextos ha sido una gran semana! Llena de trabajo en equipo y de alegria al celebrar el éxitos de los jóvenes…

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February 8, 2013
PRIMERA SEMANA DEL PROGRAMA «SOYAUTOR»

PRIMERA SEMANA DEL PROGRAMA «SOYAUTOR»

Está ha sido nuestra primera semana con el proyecto SoyAutor, en el centro Supérate Poma. Ya comenzamos a realizar lluvia de ideas para crear borradores,…

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January 21, 2013
PROFESIONALES DE EDUCACIÓN COMPARTEN SUS PRÁCTICAS

PROFESIONALES DE EDUCACIÓN COMPARTEN SUS PRÁCTICAS

Aprendizaje activo, menos ideas pero con mayor profundidad y aprendizaje colaborativo son principios que deben caracterizar el aprendizaje de los profesores, si se espera que…

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