BLM Community Resources

BLM Community Resources

  Organizations in Need of Donations  Black Lives Matter The Innocence Project Defund the Police NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund Black Visions Collective Color of Change The ACLU and the ACLU of Minnesota The Loveland Foundation George Floyd’s Family...
Quilotoa Trek

Quilotoa Trek

Day 1 We started this day with an early morning, leaving Latacunga at 8am and beginning the windy bus ride through the mountains with our friend Humberto. The landscape outside caught my eye – it was a sunny day and and the green Andes mountains were glowing. We made...
Spanish Immersion and Homestays

Spanish Immersion and Homestays

Spanish Immersion When we first arrived to Otavalo, we were all filled with nerves as to what was looming ahead of us: homestays! However, we had many hours of Spanish immersion classes ahead of us to help us prepare. We were split up into our Spanish classes and each...
Academics Update

Academics Update

Global Studies: Global Studies has begun the semester by developing a lens for critical thinking as students, travelers, and global citizens. Our classes have included discussions and assignments related to how our own experiences have created the means by which we...
Activities Update

Activities Update

Chocolate Making — our first activity!  Upon our arrival in Mindo, we jumped into activities with a chocolate making tour. We gathered around the fire while the music of drums beating around us filled the air. We threw the cacao beans into a clay pot that had...