Category Archives: Lacrosse the Nations

Lacrosse the Nations: The Power to Make Positive Change

by Caroline Kirkendoll What was your favorite class in elementary school (not counting recess)? Before boyfriends and girlfriends, college essays and SAT scores, varsity letters and locker room gossip, when everyone walked to and from places in lines and traded … Continue reading

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Community Development in Two Nations: A Volunteer Visits Nicaragua

By Jessy Bowman Jessy, an Abriendo Mentes and Lacrosse the Nations (LtN) volunteer, recently made a trip to Nicaragua where she visited two LtN program sites; here are her reflections from the experience. Among the dirt, garbage, and scraps of … Continue reading

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A Partnership that Empowers

By Sam Steinman Upon arriving in Potrero I was immediately struck by the good manners and genuine politeness exhibited by the students of Lacrosse the Nations (LtN) and Abriendo Mentes (AM).  Every student, without fail, will always reply, “I am … Continue reading

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Amor Bajo Del Mar dance party!

With balloons lined along the Salon walls, a DJ booth with flashing colorful lights and streamers wrapped around every column in sight, Abriendo Mentes’ Amor Bajo Del Mar party was ready to get under way! The party was set up … Continue reading

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