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...

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

From Cuba to Miami

My grandmother lived a very hard life moving from Cuba to Miami. Especially while taking care of her son in the ghettos of Puerto rico

2019 English II Summer Project

My grandmother talks about her childhood and how it was like in the 1900s. My grandmother also talks about how my mother behaved as a child.

Grandpa Marzo

My grandpa spoke to me about how his life has been altered by his children and his mother who taught him to be strong and passionate.

Vietnam War interview

Irma is a grandmother that lived during the Vietnam War. The lady that is talking in Spanish, Lianys, is translating for her

Interview with my Abuelo

We talked about his job and what he did, his background, and his family’s background.

Arroz con Habichuelas

Angela Torres Padro discussed her rice and bean recipe and her life on the farm.