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Stories about our work, our partners and servant leadership.

17 Nov STAYING COMMITTED

On Thursday last week we had surprise visitors at the Collegium. All of a sudden there appeared to be a lot of activity in the Café area. A closer look helped me recognize that Don Havry was a part of this group. Don Havry is...

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03 Nov LIVING IN A COMMUNITY THAT CARES

I recall a pleasant morning in October ‘Oscar’ surprised us with a visit. It was good to see him! Oscar and his family lived at Tierra Vida for several of his growing up years before moving away. Although he had made so much progress while...

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27 Oct A PUMPKIN DECORATION CONTEST

In honor of Halloween next week, our Collegium Café decided to host a Pumpkin Decoration Contest for staff of Center for Sharing, Vista Hermosa Foundation and CASA on October 24th!  It was organized by Rachel Gaddam, café manager. It was nice to see most of...

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13 Oct A PLACE FOR EVERYONE

On the 2nd October 2018 around noon I was in my office which is located adjacent to the Collegium Cafe. Since it was noon there was a steady flow of guests walking into the Collegium to have lunch. A little later I noticed three ladies...

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06 Oct A VISIT FROM THE LAKESIDE STUDENTS

On the 3rd October 2018 we had a group of 16 students visiting us from the Lakeside school in Bellevue. Their group leader Meera, (who is of Indian origin) wonderfully facilitated their week-long trip to the Broetje Orchards, the Vista Hermosa Foundation, The Jubilee Leadership...

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29 Sep THE COMPLEXITY OF A RELATIONSHIP

The front door of the Collegium features a sign reading: “take care of yourself, take care of each other, take care of this place. “So, a few days ago, when I noticed two teens were sitting out on the Collegium patio one afternoon, teasing and...

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22 Sep EXEMPLARY SPORTSMANSHIP

We recently held a chess tournament at the Collegium. The format was simple: we had eight participants starting from the quarterfinal stage, and the winner moves to the next round. Eight (8) year old Chava Soto who just started playing chess recently was the youngest...

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15 Sep A TRUST BUILDING APPROACH

This week at the Collegium Café I was playing Chess with the kids. It was a normal day; it was noisy with lots of different activities taking place. I suddenly heard Jose, a 10-year-old boy, use language considered derogatory. His reaction came after he lost...

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