A couple of weeks ago, we were invited to the Colorado Rockies training camp in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic. Students met with the players, received a tour of the facility, and got to watch a team of Rockies-in-training take on Cubs-in-training on the field. The following day, CCI played host to the players who served… Read More
Community Connection International, Inc. is pleased to introduce you to our new domestic Board of Directors. We will highlight each of our new four members over the next few weeks: President-Sue Ann Cormack,Vice-President-Kristin Walter, Treasurer-Jill Gassen, and Secretary-Michael Stewart. (Angela Bennett will remain a board member for another term.) Our vision continues to connect humanity… Read More
Help us reach our goal of raising $1,000 by April 25th! Click below to donate to our Indiegogo campaign, and help us keep the campaign going.
We just launched a campaign on Indiegogo to raise the funds necessary to help continue our program. Please click through, donate, and share the link in order to help continue our work!
One of the many great things about working with children is that it forces you to spend some portion of every day imagining the future. It’s not enough to prepare an 8 year old for the world as it is today, she needs to be ready to tackle the world as it will be 10,… Read More
I’d like to explain why I feel like I’m failing. You haven’t seen a CCI blog in your box for several months; here is an update and an explanation. After completing graduate school at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver in March of 2010, I felt sure I could… Read More
“American women?” you might ask, “Isn’t CCI working with Dominican youth?” CCI is working in the Dominican Republic promoting literacy and service-learning among the population with a special focus on disadvantaged youth, but CCI’s core values of mutual respect and reciprocity help us focus not just on those who are unable to read or whose… Read More
CCI was in action in the Dominican Republic in 2012. See pictures and read about US vs DR youth baseball and how the Service for Aid model is changing lives.
CCI First Year of Programming Accomplishments 2011 Number of CCI Active Volunteers 9 Hours of Service by Active Volunteers 592 Types of Classes Offered by CCI 4 Total Number of Class Participants 131 Participation by Class Youth Literacy 80 Youth Literacy Instructor Training 6 HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy Prevention Workshop 25 Language Exchange (English, Spanish,… Read More