The topic of the retreat is about “Empowering Our Youth.” The educators did various exercises that allowed them to reflect, to stay open, and to innovate. Some of the exercises include circle sharing, drums and movement and kindness krafts. The retreat was facilitated by Assumption College president — Dr. Pinky Valdes, Metta Artistic Director — Ana Valdes-Lim and Metta Team Leaders – Erwin Gaspar, Anjo Duque and Jack Cancino. The youth is the hope of the nation. Practice reflection, mindfulness, openess, empathy, and kindness.