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Imani (20) and Megan (18) discussed who their heroes are and why its important to go to college for them
My grandma is a first generation immigrant to the United States. She came to this country from Ecuador at 8 years old. She shared with me her memories as a young child living in Ecuador and growing up in Chicago.
An interview with Valentina about being first generation college student at Calvin University.
Yevheniia Syrevych is an immigrant from Ukraine who had multiple experiences in the American culture. She first came to US when she was a junior in high school; she spent a year in Pennsylvania for a student exchange program. She...
After immigrating to Los Angeles from Hamburg, Germany twenty years ago, Verena sits down to talk about German v. American differences.
Ariel talks about her family’s migration story and the impacts it has had on their lives.
On October 14 2018, Talal Younis, a first generation immigrant, was interviewed by high school student, Saif Younis. Talal immigrated to the United States in 1968, all on his on, seeking for a better education. His story is told in...
I learned some things from and about my mother about her life.
I interview my mom about her experience as a first generation college student, and how she went on to become a professor. We compare her experience to my experience as a current college student.
I decided to interview my sister because she is one of the most influential persons in my life (my go to person). For her being the first born and raised in the U.S. was not easy, she had high expectations...
In this interview, we talked about Jose's experience meeting his wife, Leticia, and coming into the United States; with a glimpse of his Childhood.
Heidi Hartmann explains what it was like to be a First-Generation college student at Swarthmore College in the 1960s.
En esta entrevista, grabada el 30 de Noviembre en Shreveport, Louisiana, Citlaly Jiménez (18) entrevista a su madre, Blanca Jimenez (38). Blanca nos responde a unas preguntas sobre su infancia, su familia, y cómo es que ella llegó desde Mexico...
Lucienne Nicholson (63) and her son, Sydney Haynesleavy (32), talk about Haitian culture and Lucienne's decision to raise her children as universal human beings. Sydney reflects on his upbringing, the connection he has to Haiti, and lessons he has learned...
We talked about the future, past and present. We talked about our feelings.
I talked with my mom about her different experiences growing up first generation in America as the daughter of two Irish immigrants.
I’m interviewing my dad who is an immigrant from Northern Ireland and was the first in his family to go to college.
One Small Step conversation partners Damon Young (45) and Martin Garcia (40) talk about their beliefs about the economy, religion, and local politics.
A conversation between two friends that decided to take take the enterpenure route after college and open up shop in the town they grew up in.