Current Youth Partnerships

The ongoing commitment of our many grassroots partners has been invaluable part of SHARE’s work empowering poor and marginalized Salvadoran communities over the past 30 years. Thank you for all that you do!

Georgetown University Magis Program, Washington, DC
The Georgetown University Magis Program has had a sistering relationship with CRIPDES San Vicente since 2008.  A Magis group comes once a year to El Salvador and in addition to fundraising activities, Georgetown students organization educational activities around the anniversary of Romero death. Read an article written by Fr. Kevin O’Brien at Georgetown University about his experience in El Salvador.

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Eastern Michigan University became a SHARE partner in 2008.  Students at EMU enroll in a class titled: El Salvador: Poverty, Human Rights and Health, a three-week course prior to their yearly delegation to El Salvador.  EMU is sistered with the UCRES region and is active in educating their university campus post-delegation.

Cretin-Derham Hall High School, St Paul, MN
Since 20xx, Cretin-Derham Hall, a Catholic high school, has sent two youth delegations per year to El Salvador and hosts an annual Gallery Night to educate and raise funds for their sistering region of CRIPDES San Vicente.  Read a CDH student reflection about a 2009 delegation and read more about the CDH-SHARE relationship on our blog.

The Northwest School, Seattle, WA
The Northwest School, with a strong foundation in social justice, has partnered with SHARE since 2005, organizing delegations and tours and supporting youth development projects in the UCRES region.  Watch a slide show of a student-led photography project with sister community Huisisilapa and read reflections written by students on our blog!

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