Students Offering Support

Global Ambassadors Summer Program

Dear readers,  It’s been a busy first two months of our Global Ambassadors Summer Exchange Program but we couldn’t be more excited to share a little bit more about the program with you. Our summer program consists of small group workshops, one to one exchanges, and fundraising to support our Guate Groundswell program.  SMALL GROUP …

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Introducing the SOS Global Ambassadors: Meet Group 6!

Dear readers, As we kick off our Global Ambassadors Summer Exchange Program, I am so excited to introduce to you our new SOS Global Ambassadors who will be participating in online exchanges and supporting SOS throughout the summer. Meet the SOS volunteers of Team 6: Shela Lamug  Shela is currently in her first year of …

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Introducing the SOS Global Ambassadors: Meet Group 5!

Dear readers, As we kick off our Global Ambassadors Summer Exchange Program, I am so excited to introduce to you our new SOS Global Ambassadors who will be participating in online exchanges and supporting SOS throughout the summer. Meet the SOS volunteers of Team 5: Emily Addison Emily is currently studying Computer Science and Chemistry …

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Introducing the SOS Global Ambassadors: Meet Group 4!

Dear readers, As we kick off our Global Ambassadors Summer Exchange Program, I am so excited to introduce to you our new SOS Global Ambassadors who will be participating in online exchanges and supporting SOS throughout the summer. Meet the SOS volunteers of Team 4: Kimia Jafar Zadeh Kimia is currently in her second year …

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Introducing the SOS Global Ambassadors: Meet Group 3!

Dear readers, As we kick off our Global Ambassadors Summer Exchange Program, I am so excited to introduce to you our new SOS Global Ambassadors who will be participating in online exchanges and supporting SOS throughout the summer. Meet the SOS volunteers of Team 3: Nick Phillbin Nick is currently studying to get his Masters …

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Introducing the SOS Global Ambassadors: Meet Group 2!

Dear readers, As we kick off our Global Ambassadors Summer Exchange Program, I am so excited to introduce to you our new SOS Global Ambassadors who will be participating in online exchanges and supporting SOS throughout the summer. Meet the SOS volunteers of Team 2: Vanessa Vuong  Vanessa is currently in her second year of …

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Introducing the SOS Global Ambassadors: Meet Group 1!

Dear readers, As we kick off our Global Ambassadors Summer Exchange Program, I am so excited to introduce to you our new SOS Global Ambassadors who will be participating in online exchanges and supporting SOS throughout the summer. Meet the SOS volunteers of Team 1: Daniel Dunn  Daniel is currently in his third year of …

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Durham College Storytelling Workshops in Las Arrugas

Hola amigos, Durhan College along with the Journalism – Mass Media program proposed a semester-long Faculty-led Classroom Abroad. The project was led with collaboration between the Journalism – Mass Media program and Students Offering Support (SOS), specifically Guate Groundswell youth mentors in Las Arrugas, Guatemala.  Students in the Journalism – Mass Media program hosted virtual …

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Carleton Storytelling Workshops in Cotzal, Guatemala

Hola amigos,  COVID 19 has changed our lives and priorities. Before the pandemic, students in Canada had the opportunity to travel to Guatemala to work on different projects and to experience what the life of our Guatemaltecos youth is like. This year, following international and national restrictions, to avoid the spread of Covid 19  we …

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SOS Alumni: Kari Griffore on Fundraising

Dear readers,  This week, I got to sit down with SOS Alum Kari Griffore to talk about her past experiences with SOS and her most recent fundraising efforts to support the community Chuacruz, Guatemala.  Kari was president of the SOS Windsor Chapter and traveled to Chuacruz on an outreach trip in August of 2018. There, …

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