xpress

Gators go south for Me to We

Emmegale East, Opinions Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






This coming Presidents’ Day weekend, from the Feb. 15 to Feb. 19., a select few among the Xavier community will be traveling to Southern Arizona on a service mission. Through the nonprofit organization, Me to We, and under the mentorship of Ms. Jenny James, these girls will be running a self-sufficient farm as well as helping with local organizations.

The Windsong Peace and Leadership Center is 40 acres of pristine farmland in the heart of the Patagonian desert. The girls who attend the trip tend to the chickens, goats, horses

From the Me to We informational website, this is a sunset at the trip location of The Windsong Peace and Leadership Center, in Patagonia, Arizona.

and ducks, helping with ranch-chores after receiving knowledge about local organizations and communal issues. These issues have, in the past, included immigration, poverty, hunger and most of all environmental deterioration.

Ms. James, the teacher who spearheaded the new addition to Xavier’s interactive trips, says she “hopes that the girls discover their potential, explore the social issues that we’re going to be talking about, build transferable skills, get out of their comfort zones and create positive, social change.”

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Gators go south for Me to We

    Campus News

    Christmas Market 2018

  • Gators go south for Me to We

    Campus News

    Exam Warmup at Xavier

  • Gators go south for Me to We

    Campus News

    Inside the Christmas Pageant

  • Gators go south for Me to We

    Campus News

    Xavier traditions: Student Council’s annual tree lighting ceremony

  • Gators go south for Me to We

    Campus News

    Xavier raises money for Damien House

  • Gators go south for Me to We

    Campus News

    How to: be sustainable during the holidays

  • Campus News

    Sister Lynn Winsor inducted into Arizona Sports Hall of Fame

  • Gators go south for Me to We

    Campus News

    A spectacular night under the ZooLights

  • Gators go south for Me to We

    Campus News

    Paving the way for STEM: ESports Comes to Xavier

  • Gators go south for Me to We

    Campus News

    Student spotlight: Misaal Irfan, the Instagram Activist

Navigate Right
the student news site of xavier college preparatory
Gators go south for Me to We