Community Partner Forum Highlights

Community Partner Forum Highlights


Why do we do what we do? If we wanted to make the big bucks, we wouldn’t be doing this. This really impactful international experience that we believe that if we could get everyone else in the world to have this experience, the result is a better world. What motivates me is just to have a space in which I can contribute something to the world by, you know, making my voice be heard. you know, in situations about themes that are like important to me. Tyisha: People spend so much time in their own comfort with ideas in their head of what other countries and other cultures are like. And they get over there and there’s a disappointment I think, sometimes, when it’s not what they wanted. And I enjoy being a person that kinda helps them appreciate what it is. I would say my exposure to different parts of the world, I am aware of the fact that the world is a hurting place for most people. The solutions to those problem are not simple, but I’m excited about working with people who are motivated to look at those kinds of issues and consider ways they can be contributing members of making the world a less hurting place. Everybody doing this work they’re just the kindest people and I know that they’re doing really important social activism, and they’re working around indigenous communities. So those kinds of connections, I think, were something that just can’t happen virtually No matter how good technology is, there’s just something to be said about being in the same room at the same time, reading each other’s body language. and actually having these conversations.

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