Are We Going to Guatemala? Answering this Differently for the First Time in a Decade

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On May 11, 2020
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Dear HOPE’S IN Community, First and foremost, thank you for sharing our passion and desire to empower families in Guatemala City. If you are reading this and have been part of our impact, thank you! Our original plan was to communicate any changes for the Service Learning Exchange summer trip to Guatemala at the end of this month. However, after several in-depth conversations with our partners in Guatemala and as a Hope’s In board, we have made a decision. Our summer trip is canceled. Personally, the thought of not going to Guatemala for the first summer in 10 years breaks my heart. The hugs, the tears on dedication day, the […]
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What Martin Luther King Jr. Day Means to Me

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On January 20, 2020
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““If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Thank you Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for your commitment and passion, may your legacy continue in our world, countries, cities, streets, policies, conversations, schools, and beyond. I remember receiving the email like it was yesterday, I had been accepted to the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars program at New York University (NYU). This was one of the few merit-based scholarship programs at NYU. I was in the waiting room of a doctor’s office with my mom […]
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