November’s Virtual Dinner

Fox Valley folks, let us shake up your quiet Sunday nights with dinner and a CRDF discussion! On Sunday, November 15, we'll gather virtually for dinner. Sign up for a meal delivery, catered by Caribbean Taste, and login to a CRDF Zoom call with board members Rebecca and Jane. The discussion will center around a … Continue reading November’s Virtual Dinner

Virtual Walk/Run

Walk a mile, two miles, or consider walking or running a 5k or 10k in our virtual walk/run! Many of our students walk 2.5 miles to get to school in Caneille so see if you can match their daily trek. You can complete your run or walk anytime during the week of October 19-25. Whatever … Continue reading Virtual Walk/Run

Book Review: Doing Good Better

At CRDF, we love books that help us do better and be better. One of our board members recently read William MacAskill's Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Help Others. The author is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Oxford and the co-founder of 80,000 Hours, an organization that … Continue reading Book Review: Doing Good Better

2020 Pen Pal Exchange Wrap Up

Last week a packet of about 80 letters completed its journey from Haiti to its final destination in Seattle. We were able to finally wrap up the 2019/20 pen pal exchange after several delays caused by the 2019 protests and COVID-19. We want to give a big thank you to Ms. Polda's class in Seattle … Continue reading 2020 Pen Pal Exchange Wrap Up

2020 Trip Update 3 — With Photos

Bonsoir. Our trip to Caneille was wonderful. You can check out updates 1 and 2 and we'll provide the last of the details here. In this second half of the week, Oliver and I hosted a parent meeting with 150+ community members. We asked what success stories they've seen from students who have graduated from … Continue reading 2020 Trip Update 3 — With Photos