Values in Practice

This summer, I have had the unique experience of interning as a Compañera at Taller de José while receiving spiritual development and leadership training one day a week through the Congregation of St. Joseph (CSJ). I have the opportunity to actively practice the values of CSJ every day and clearly see the ways that Taller…

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Pints for a Purpose 2022

The Associate Board of Taller de José invites you to join in supporting the important accompaniment work at Taller de José with a night of fun at Midwest Coast Brewing. Your ticket includes a drink ticket, food, games, and great company. Weather permitting, we’ll be outside in the back patio. Date: Thursday, September 1, 2022…

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Builder’s Day 2022 Reflection

Builder’s Day this year signaled hope in many ways. After having a fully remote event last year, it was exciting to be able to reconnect in-person so many of our supporters and partners; and, we even had guests joining us virtually from across the country and even internationally! I continue to be in awe of…

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Taller de José Is

As we eagerly anticipate our Builder’s Day celebration at the end of this month, I took a moment to consider those builders for which the event is named. If I may, I’d like to propose that this title, “builders”, can extend to more than just the incredible founders of Taller de José. This is because…

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Understanding Accompaniment

As a social work intern specializing in macro practice and development work, I was unsure how I would experience accompaniment in my placement at Taller de José. While most volunteers accompany clients through U.S. systems as a Compañerx, I have worked with the Mission Advancement Coordinator to submit grant proposals to support our mission and…

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