Imani Johnson and Kevin Johnson

Imani Johnson (21) talks to her father, Kevin Johnson (51) about his experiences growing up in Chicago and how these experiences shaped him into the man he is today. They talked about his childhood, family, and his life as a...

Yomari's Community (en Español)

Yomari shares her story about employment, housing, and food insecurity. She reminisces how vacations back home in Puerto Rico or the Dominican Republic are temporary escapes from the hardships of poverty. Through her work with La Casa Norte she has...

William's Journey (en Español)

William discusses his migration from Puerto Rico to Chicago, his struggle with addiction, how to be resilient in the face of adversity, how poverty affected not only him but his family and how organizations like La Casa Norte help alleviate...

Aisha's Commitment

Since 2002, Aisha has received support from La Casa Norte. From housing advocacy to helping her receive full custody of her child, they have been a stable support for her for years.

Veronica's Victory

Veronica shares her story, from running away from an abusive mother and relying on a cruel man to finding help and working toward a nursing degree.

Sister bound

We talked about deep conversations on what we mean to each other and what other close people in our lives mean to us.

Great thanksgiving listen

We talk about most of memories and life. The people that he really trusted in life.

Th Great Thanksgiving Listen-Brandon Singh & Roger Singh

In this interview, Conducted on December 1st, 2019 In Chicago,IL, Brandon Singh(18) interviews his loving father, Roger Singh(51) about what his life is today, and what has made him who he is. Remembering his favorite childhood memory of basketball, when...

Tigist Hagos

My mom talked about her immigration and struggles she faced to come into America.

Great thanksgiving listen interview with Jeremiah

Me the interviewer asked a series of questions on based on his childhood

Grandson interviews Grandfather about his life

In this interview, I sat down and chatted with my grandfather who is on my fathers side. In addition to that, we talked about how he grew up as a child in North Carolina and Chicago, his time in the...

Living His Best Life

My interview with my Great Uncle Steve was nothing short of spectacular. I learned a lot about his interesting life story and was able to discover the secrets of how to live a long and happy life. We talked about...

The Ways of Life

I ask My grandpa questions to know more about who he is and how he got to where he is today. Learning life lessons, and things that should be passed down through generations.

Mother

Niya talking with her mother. At the end was a little mix up she thought the recording had stopped.

Bold!

We talked about what Le'Denise would have told her younger self

Lela Jackson and son Charles Jackson talk about love and family.

In this interview I talked to my mom that is 40 years old about our family. We went deep in the history of our family and the last jobs that my late grandfather took place in. Also about my grandmother...

Asia interviews her grandfather, John Allen Ashford and learns more about his life.

In this interview, made on December 19th, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Asia interviews her grandfather John. They talk about his parents and how he got his name. Asia learned that her grandfather didn’t finish high school and was very active...