The Healthy Living Program consists of a series of experiential, hands-on, outdoor educational opportunities focused on community empowerment and engagement. Thanks to the support of several other local organizations, the program is able to promote and teach mind, body, community and environmental health to the children and youth in Cornerstones' care.
In the fall of 2017, Hurricane Maria became the tenth-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record, tearing through the Caribbean area for over a two-week stretch. Center of that devastation, and perhaps the most damaged by it, was the island of Puerto Rico. To better understand the devastation, as well as how the Kansas City community can help with recovery, we sat down with KC resident and PR native Lizmarie Garcia.