Interview

I asked how his life was mostly like since he came to the us. And how he he was like a kid through his teenage years.

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Cristina, "We want to create an infrastructure for people to grow into people we want to see.

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Cristina Garza, Program Director of the Mission EDC and creator of the Expert In Residence program says part of the Mission CEED co-working space’s mission is “…to create an infrastructure for people...

A conversation with a friend

I interview my good friend about his life, we discuss immigration from Monterrey, NL to Laredo,TX and how that impacted his life. Mexican culture regarding family and friendship. Growing up between Mexico and Texas, living on the border.

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Denny, "I wanted to go out and learn the world on my own, through my own eyes…"

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Denny Bentley and I talk about being raised in the Rio Grande Valley by missionaries. In high school, Denny turned down the choice to be in AP classes at his high school...

Of Anti-Communism and Socioeconomic Despair

In an interview conducted in Colorado on May 20th 2019, Chloe Doubrava interviews her father, Michael Doubrava about his early life, the impact of war on his community, the loss of his father and the hardships his family faced, his...

A Woman's Right: The Story It Tells – Victoria of Alamo, Texas

A Woman’s Right: The Story It Tells – Victoria of Alamo, Texas speaks frankly about her experiences post-2016 election, her feelings regarding gender roles, and women’s rights. Victoria talks about how her Mother and Aunts are all business owners in...

A Woman's Right: The Story It Tells – Annette of Mission, Texas

“We have to continue to fight to have these rights. That was when I was 15 or 16 when I realized that.” – Annette of Mission, Texas talks about her experience with equal rights in the computer science industry. Annette...

People of the Rio Grande Valley BorderTowns: Fernando "Usually when I play my sets I want the drop to be clear when it's going to be there."

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Fernando Torres and I talk about his goals as a computer science major and music DJ in the Rio Grande Valley. Fernando has organically fallen into the role of photographer’s apprentice while...

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Jason, "The moment I stepped into the museum, the vibe, the energy, the people… ya know…"

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Jason, “The moment I stepped into the museum, the vibe, the energy, the people… ya know…” Jason Ray Perez, curator and artist in McAllen, Texas is deeply entrenched in the art scene...

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Annette

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Annette tells me about her experiences growing up in the Rio Grande Valley and working and traveling with her family as a migrant worker.

A Woman's Right: The Story It Tells – April of Mission, Texas

“I believe everyone should have their choice.” – April Vallejo shares her experience as a young mother who believes every woman should have the right to choose. April attended the local Women’s March in Brownsville, Texas with her daughter on...