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Stories about our work, our partners and servant leadership.

Collegium Cafe: The Third Place

Ashley Duarte and her family were one of the first families to live in Tierra Vida, a growing community surrounding the Collegium building. Ashley is a 17-year-old who is about to start her senior year at Chiawana High School. Ashley feels that it’s been a...

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Blessings in Disguise

Nasir Hussani is a 27-year-old young man whose family came to the United States in 1998, in search of a better life for themselves. He lives in the Tierra Vida (TV) community with his mom and sister. Due to some challenges, Nasir isn’t able to...

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Living in Community

Shaunee  Hooper, pictured above, works at The Collegium Café, and like so many of the young women who come to the Center for Sharing (CFS), Shaunee came here through our Job Training Program. The steps that she’s taken in such a short amount of time,...

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The Call to Community

The Center for Sharing is humbly proud to be featured in a new publication: The Call to Community: Fruits of Servant Leadership magazine.  We hope you have received your own personal printed copy by now!  We would love to hear your thoughts or answer any...

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A Heart for Our Youth

Joe Vidot only worked for the Center for Sharing (CFS) for 2 years but the impact that he made on this community is immeasurable. Some of us recall what the atmosphere was like at The Collegium before Joe started working here in 2015. The youth...

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Spontaneous Acts of Kindness

Today there were several meetings taking place in the Collegium Café. There was a mother with two young boys looking into options of renting one of our spaces for an upcoming birthday party. Her boys were keeping her busy by running away from her any...

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Lunch with a Stranger

“Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.” Hebrews 13:2 Today, the smell of Chicken Tortilla Soup filled the Collegium Café while Nevresa sat at one of the tables working hard to...

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Find your Voice

Today, we find that nearly 30 percent of the migrant population in the United States is from Mexico. This means that almost 12 million people live here in the U.S. that were born in Mexico. They migrate north for a chance at a better life;...

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