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Special guest Francisco Gonzalez to join Hernan and Hannah for this week’s live update

Join us this Friday, June 26, at 12 p.m. MDT for a special live update from Guatemala with Hernan Garcia, administrative director of Escuela Integrada, and Hannah Nadeau-Giron, executive director of GRACES. Second grade teacher Francisco Gonzalez, who attended Escuela Integrada as a child, will also join the call and...
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Compassion and Solidarity

The first time I truly learned what solidarity meant was from my mother. A family at our church had lost their young girl, and my parents were going to her funeral. I remember I had to babysit for another couple that was going as well, and I told my mom,...
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Racing for GRACES 5K wins supporters; raises more than $12,000 for Escuela Integrada

By Kristin Royce Before diving into the amazing outcomes that resulted from the 1st annual “Racing for GRACES 5K,” it should be known that it was a race that almost never was. Six weeks into a worldwide pandemic that most of the world had never seen or experienced before, a...
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Lifeonaire to match every donation in June up to $16,000

2020 has been quite a crazy year for all of us. Each November, we sit down and work on a vision for the upcoming school year. This year was no different. We were looking forward to a record number of teams coming to visit Escuela Integrada during the summer of...
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GRACES’ intern Breanna Watson reflects on abrupt end to serving with Escuela Integrada

By Breanna Watson “Thank goodness we can all go home and get out of here,” a stranger at the airport snickered as the long line of mask-wearers desiring to return to the United States filed into La Aurora International Airport one by one. It was 10 p.m. on a Saturday...
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At Home Learning for Escuela Integrada

For the past month, the teachers, students and parents of families at Escuela Integrada have been adjusting to the reality of at home learning- as school has been cancelled since March 16th. To start off, here are a few challenges that our families and teachers face when it comes to...