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Friday, January 19th, 2018

Harvard- Westlake - Crossing Borders: A Digital Storytelling Program

Saturday, January 6, 2018 We began our educational adventure to the California- Mexico border with a full day preparation workshop. Students received a lecture exploring the history of the U.S. Mexico border relations, a video production workshop focusing on interviewing techniques, light, sound and equipment and a guest lecture about Chicano identity from cutting-edge poet Myriam Gurba. Together, our group identified our main areas… [Read Full Article]
Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

La Jolla Country Day School: Vietnam Discovery 2017

Some highlights from La Jolla Country Day School's trip to Vietnam this summer Visiting the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City The students relax on the boat ride to their homestay in Mekong Students meeting up with their pen pals at Can Tho University On the last night our travelers let loose with some karaoke!  [Read Full Article]
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Cuba
Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Office of Foreign Asset Control: Cuba Regulations

Frequently Asked Questions Why the new regulations on Cuba? President Trump believes that economic isolation of state-funded businesses in Cuba will put pressure on the Cuban government to democratize the island. The regulations prohibit transactions with state-run businesses. How are these regulations different from the Obama administration’s laws? The proposed regulations restrict individual people-to-people travel from the United States to… [Read Full Article]
Wednesday, June 21th, 2017

Alethea Tyner Paradis Sits Down with Wildfire Education to Discuss Service Learning Through Global Problem Solving

Our founder and CEO, Alethea Tyner Paradis, discusses how 9/11 inspired her to start Peace Works Travel, how to engage with students, and much more in this episode of "Do School Better" with Doris Korda. [Read Full Article]
Saturday, September 10th, 2016

Dos Pueblos HS Student Shares Her Vietnam Experience on 101.7 K-LITE

Sara W. was welcomed to K-LITE studios as their K-LITE Weather Kid and got to share a little about her experience traveling through Vietnam with fellow Dos Pueblos HS students and the eye-opening work they did there. We're so proud of our student travelers! [Read Full Article]