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Advancing Students Forward were featured on the KPBS nightly news program this week. They profiled the community mural ASF students painted together with guidance from Mexican muralist Enrique Chiu.
This project is the culmination of EDUCARTE, our 2 year enrichment program for students of Advancing Students Forward. The mural is on the wall of a Tijuana elementary school across from the Community Center where ASF congregates. It covers the entire city block. The project brought joy and pride to the students who were happy to share their messages of hope and to have a positive impact on their community.
Here are some photos of the finished product, and the students at work:
It was very heartwarming to see the interaction between students and their parents at our last family workshop. Family members worked together to identify the values that were most important to them as a family unit. Each family went home with a poster they created together illustrating the values they strive for.
Head over to our Facebook page for complete post and more photos from this amazing day.
Students enjoyed the beautiful campus of USD while attending the World Link Annual Youth Town Meeting with 700 other students from Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego, California.
Each year, more than 700 high school students participate in WorldLink’s Youth Town Meeting (YTM), where they meet with representatives from public and private organizations. YTMs are grounded in the belief that youth have much to offer and much to gain from discussion with experts and professionals regarding the complexities and challenges of international affairs.
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