Our Volunteers

Bob Caligiuri


It takes a team of dedicated volunteers to persevere through adversity and reach such a goal as ours. Bob has just that team around him with equal passion and drive as he has. After one visit to the area with his friend Juan, it didn't take Bob long to realize the benefits the children and their communities would gain from a youth center and music program. 

Bob's role includes the acquisition of musical instruments, training and media production including videos, websites and social media. Bob's Bio

Juan (Xico) Mendez


Juan is from Aquila in town of La Placita. Prior to co-locating in San Diego, Juan was born and raised in La Placita and owns a successful business in town. It was Juan's idea, inviting Bob to his hometown to meet the people and begin the music program.

In addition to Juan's extensive and personal knowledge of the Aquila and their communities, Juan's role in the program includes public relations, Mexico-based funding - not to mention a large portion of space at his business.  
Juan's Bio