Lois with her Intercambio Students from Japan, Brazil, Iran, Mexico, South Korea, Venezuela and Taiwan.

Lois with her Intercambio Students from Japan, Brazil, Iran, Mexico, South Korea, Venezuela and Taiwan.

Through a combination of her love of other cultures and her belief that inclusion is the best way for our country to succeed, Lois has become a sought-after teacher of English to the Immigrant population. 

Bruce and Lois teach 4th graders during the Tank's "Days of Sonic Learning”.

Bruce and Lois teach 4th graders during the Tank's "Days of Sonic Learning”.

Since 2013, Lois has been a key player in saving and developing The Tank in Rangely, Colorado.  An old 70’ unused water tank, it has become a world-class venue for musicians and sound artists.

Feed My Lambs Students in Haiti playing their newly donated recorders under the direction of Mr. Kelly.

Feed My Lambs Students in Haiti playing their newly donated recorders under the direction of Mr. Kelly.

For the past two years Lois joined a group of volunteers to change the face of an orphanage and school in Montrouis, Haiti, adding everything from new gardens and bathrooms to a library and a compost center. 


The Intercambio Experience

Lois created an Intercambiio program pairing Students with English speaker buddies which always ended in a group party. Here at Ras Kassa's.

Lois created an Intercambiio program pairing Students with English speaker buddies which always ended in a group party. Here at Ras Kassa's.

Students from China, Iran, Mexico and Japan meet with English-speaking Americans of Indian, Persian and African descent.

Students from China, Iran, Mexico and Japan meet with English-speaking Americans of Indian, Persian and African descent.

A Brazilian Student and her American partner, both competitive bowlers, give the gang some lessons.

A Brazilian Student and her American partner, both competitive bowlers, give the gang some lessons.

Lois created another program which brought in guest speakers to talk about everything from the Law to Music to Finance. Here artist Michael Wojczuk leads the Students in an Art Class.

Lois created another program which brought in guest speakers to talk about everything from the Law to Music to Finance. Here artist Michael Wojczuk leads the Students in an Art Class.


The Tank Experience

Every year 4th/5th graders experience The Tank through the "Days of Sonic Learning."

Every year 4th/5th graders experience The Tank through the "Days of Sonic Learning."

In 2013 the youngest kids ever in The Tank had their first Introduction.

In 2013 the youngest kids ever in The Tank had their first Introduction.

After an exhausting and thrilling Summer Solstice event, Founder Bruce, Rangely Writer Heather, and Lois get to sit down.

After an exhausting and thrilling Summer Solstice event, Founder Bruce, Rangely Writer Heather, and Lois get to sit down.


The Feed My Lambs Experience

Moringa trees can save millions of lives and provide enormous nutritional benefits. In 2018 we started a small grove at FML.

Moringa trees can save millions of lives and provide enormous nutritional benefits. In 2018 we started a small grove at FML.

For the second year, Linda (far left) and Veronica (not shown) developed a Teacher Training. Here are the teachers in the new Library where over 800 books were donated.

For the second year, Linda (far left) and Veronica (not shown) developed a Teacher Training. Here are the teachers in the new Library where over 800 books were donated.

With no infrastructure, Haiti has to deal with trash everywhere and all the time. Art, his girls, and Arisa created a compost as part of the 2018 work.

With no infrastructure, Haiti has to deal with trash everywhere and all the time. Art, his girls, and Arisa created a compost as part of the 2018 work.

Lois made "Talking Sticks" for all of the Haitian teachers after they completed the Teacher Training.

Lois made "Talking Sticks" for all of the Haitian teachers after they completed the Teacher Training.