Children and Youth Leading the Way

Children and Youth Leading the Way

December 10 was celebrated as the UN’s Human Rights Day, commemorating the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.  The theme for 2019 is ‘Youth Standing Up for Human Rights’, celebrating the 30th anniversary Read Full Story

Hope is a Decision

Hope is a Decision

Jim Wallis of Sojourners community and magazine visited the Collegium last week and reflected with a group of about 30 community members. He took time out of a busy book tour to visit Vista Hermosa Foundation, the Center for Sharing, and Jubilee Foundation, Read Full Story

NELA Students: Voice & Choice

NELA Students: Voice & Choice

It’s back to school week here!  Darilyn Hackett, principal of Nueva Esperanza Learning Academy (NELA), asked her teachers some important questions just before the first day of school: “What will you be doing this year to spark your students’ interest in learning? Read Full Story

Te Veo, Te Escucho, Te Honro

Te Veo, Te Escucho, Te Honro

At a recent gathering of six Vista Hermosa Foundation grantee partners near Mexico City, one of the participants from Amextra, a Baptist pastor, opened our time together with this simple exercise: ‘Te veo, Te escucho, Te honro.’ We all stood in a circle, and each person said Read Full Story

Celebrating World Holidays

Celebrating World Holidays

In honor of International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (August 9) and International Youth Day (August 12), we are spotlighting two of our partners working on these important issues. Tierra Nativa provides accompaniment, legal and technical advice to indigenous pueblos  Read Full Story