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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, April 01th, 2017

Dos Pueblos High School - Vietnam Discovery - March 2017

Tuesday, March 26, 2017 Day 2            We started off the day with a Vietnamese wake up call... a loud festival right outside our hotel, with techno music blaring at 5:45 AM. Knowing they wouldn't fall back asleep, Milo, Lamont, and David watched the festival through their window for another hour. After, we had a buffet… [Read Full Article]
Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Francis Parker - Viva Cuba! - February 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017 Viva Cuba! Welcome to the Viva Cuba! blog.  This is where to follow the group's escapades, view photos, and find any needed information.  Please remember that wifi is difficult to find in Cuba, so there may be days without communication, but we will always let the school know that we are well via phone, and Lori… [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]