Javier Rivera and Carlos Enrique Lago Rosado Thanksgiving Interview

I, Javier Rivera, interview my uncle, Carlos Enrique Lago Rosado, to get a better understanding of his childhood, and his life.

Grandma in Puerto Rico, New York, and Miami

In this interview I ask my grandma various questions about how life was living in each of the places she’s lived. She also shared some advice and wisdom on things that happened to her that I can prevent from happening...

Interview with my mom

In the interview with my mom we talked about her life and what she did as a kid. We also talked about her memories and how it was growing up in Puerto Rico.

Interview with my mom

In the interview with my mom we talked about her life and what she did as a kid. We also talked about her memories and how it was growing up in Puerto Rico.

The Heart of a Grandma: “Being Alone depresses me a lot” SPANISH interview

Honoring my “abuela” by allowing her to tell her story and share about her difficult childhood. She expresses her love for her children and grandchildren and her hope for them. In May 2013, her husband and our grandfather passed away...

Tita’s Life

On Mother’s Day we asked Tita questions to inspire her to talk about her life.

Interview with My mom

I talk to my mom about her childhood, life as a parent and why she is proud of her children.

my mom’s childhood

This interview was about my mom‘s childhood and what it was like growing up with her parents and her siblings.

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...

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Yomari Cruz and Rebecca Sumner Burgos

Yomari Cruz (42) es entrevistada por Rebecca Sumner Burgos (48), coordinadora de enlaces comunitarios en La Casa Norte donde ella recibe asistencia de alimentos. Yomari habla de su rol como madre de un hijo con autismo, las adversidades que ha...

great thanksgiving listen period 6

Me and my grandma started off with some general questions, leading up to her childhood and how she came to meet my grandpa.

Family Wisdom and My Dad’s Love

My name is Linzy Rivera and I interviewed my father Robert Rivera age 50 on December 3, 2019 in Dudley, MA. My dad’s father came from Puerto Rico with the circus when he was 18. My dad’s father also worked...

morning chats with my abuela

In this interview we talked about my grandma’s life in Ohio, her siblings, love life and achievements.

Sisters Judy and Awilda talk to their great niece, Adalia, about their childhood and family life

In this interview, conducted in December 2019 in Roswell, Georgia, Adalia Molina (17) interviews her two great aunts, Judy (63) and Awilda(70). Throughout the interview they discuss their childhood and relationship with their other two siblings, Maggie and Jorge. They...

My Abuela

It was an interview where we didcused my grandfather the aftermath of the hurricane and other stuff

Grandpa Peters

We talked about how he grew up, and met my grandma. Then about raising my mom. Lastly he talked about our ancestors and where we came from.

Puerto Rican Life

Elmer Montalvo, my father, talks about his experience growing as a Puerto Rican and an American