Archive | July, 2013

Self-expression through art

A moment captured from a recent Grupo de Niños activity in San Miguel Milpas Altas—students working on self-expression through art with Common Hope social worker Alma Marroquin. The children’s group is for those who need a bit of extra support with integrating into the school environment. Social workers create a space for students to have […]

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Antigua International School exchange

The Antigua International School participated in a community service project with the sixth grade class in San Rafael from February to June of this year. Eleven students participated in the project, which focused on hygiene and nutrition. Students made three trips to San Rafael and then enjoyed a special final activity with San Rafael students […]

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Juilliard Returns

Students and recent graduates from The Juilliard School in New York returned this year to put on another week of arts workshops with Common Hope. The group was led again by Annalise Thompson, a recent Juilliard grad and founder of Rayos de Cancion, an organization dedicated to bringing arts experiences to children in Guatemala. The […]

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