Mi Casa Es Su Casa

By:  Tatiana Jones It’s something about a welcoming family, a welcoming community, that brings joy to my heart. During our trip in Los Angeles, we had the opportunity to do homestays with families that usually host immersion trip groups. At first, I was a little...

Mother’s Day

By:  Regina Bettag The past couple days have been a whirlwind in an exciting, challenging way. There is so much to report even from just yesterday and today. However, from writing many reflections and papers this past semester I have learned that I tend to write more...

Open Eyed

By: Jakira Robinson My high point today was actually finding a part of myself that I have never known. I realize that I take so much for granted, and throughout my 20 years of living, I have been very selfish. Seeing the poverty and the lack of necessities of the...

Emotional, Captivating, and Eye-Opening

By:  Jayla Anderson Today was a very emotional, captivating and eye opening experience. We started our day off with a morning mass at 9 a.m. I have never been to mass before, so I knew this would be a new view of church for me. I enjoyed how welcoming everyone was,...

A Sight to See

By:  Alexis Cummins East LA has truly been a sight to see, from the tall palm trees to the really short people all in which welcomed us with open palms. We have only been here for twelve hours (4 p.m. right now), yet I have learned so much. I don’t want to...