Stories of Hope

Reflections on the First Week

When we started the Institute five years ago, we had it in our hearts and minds to raise up leaders so that, one day, we could hand off this initiative to them. We believed that they would take it further than any of us could ever dream. Friends, it's happening. I am...

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Here We Go!

HERE WE GO! The Institute begins today, our students are about to arrive, and we are SO EXCITED. We've spent the last week with our leadership team (over 90% of whom are local!), preparing for our students...and they arrive TODAY. To get us in the spirit of a great...

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From Student to Staff

Meet our Co-Director, Alejandro, and hear why he loves the Institute! Ignite the future for a student like Alejandro now. Make a gift today at! English Translation: I have encountered so many different perspectives. As a student, I learned...

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Why I love the institute

Hear from our Institute Co-Director, Sabrina, about why she loves the Institute. And support this summer's program now at! English translation: I was part of the Institute three years ago. Now I am the Director of the Institute. It's an...

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Hello! It’s great to meet you.

We are so excited to be the new co-Directors for the Hands Offering Hope Institute this summer—it is great to meet you! (That's us in the picture!) Thank you for being a part of our countdown to the Institute! (Only 9 more weeks to go!) As former students in the...

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Adaly is grateful for you.

One of our Institute alums, Adaly, said something that I can't stop thinking about. "We are all used to studying just to work here," she said. "Nothing changes. We're in a square." "But the Institute shows us that there are things outside of that square. That's the...

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