Jennifer’s Hopes for the Future

Immigrants' Life in the United States. Hopes for the future of the generations to come in the country.

Laarni Power, Crystal Brayboy, & Brigit Reynolds

Laarni and Crystal from Providence Alaska Medical Center work with Brigit from Catholic Social Services on a program to help new immigrants and refugees get assimilated into their new lives in the US. These programs helps provide housing, job training,...

Interview with Barbara McDaniel

This interview was talked about my grandfather and how he got to this country. My grandmother and how she got to this country and a little bit about my mom.

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Bakary Tandia and Sean Tenner

Colleagues Bakary Tandia (63) and Sean Tenner (43) discuss their backgrounds and what led them to their work as leaders of the Abolition Institute, an organization seeking to end slavery in Mauritania.

Chia Thao; first generation immigrant

Today I interviewed my sister, Chia Thao. Married at a young age, I interviewed her on her childhood and how that shaped who she is today.

Looking Forward with the Past

My Dad and I talked about his influences in life, and how these influences will continue to remain relevant for the future.

Tara Dhungana's Food Story

Former Bhutanese refugee Tara Dhungana discusses his food culture and the challenges of adapting to available foods and cooking practices in the U.S. This interview is part of Westerville Public Library's Westerville Voices project.

The first day of school

My name is Daniel and I shared my story with Steven. I wrote a story about how I came to America and my first day school experience.

Common Ground Tacony: Janice Monzo-Perry

This week I interview my cousin Janice Monzo who is originally from South Philadelphia 5th & Dudley Sts, but worked all over the city with the Salvation Army for 34 years. While working for the Salvation Army Janice's job was...

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Edgar Ramirez and Olga Renteria

Edgar Ramirez (50) habla con su colega Olga Rentería (49) compartiendo sobre su familia, cómo se vino de Oaxaca a los Estados Unidos, y cómo empezó Philatinos, una estación de radio en Español en Philadelphia. [Edgar Ramirez (50) speaks with...

American Me

In this amateur interview taken by a senior from EPIC HIGH SCHOOL SOUTH in New York, you will hear their assistant principal talk about his story of his immigration to US and overall the idea of “American me”

Immigration – The Perspective from a Daughter

A conversation about immigration between best friends, Alicia (23) and Jessica (22). Jessica describes her positive and negative experiences as a daughter of two immigrant parents.

Chennai Vaasis in the OC

"Vaasis" is a Tamil word that means residents. Two long term residents of the OC and American citizens, formerly South Indian natives of the city of Chennai (Madras), discuss parental and ethnic influences, arranged marriages, and how immigrant cultures and...

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Jeannine Koshear and Joe Fillman

One Small Step conversation partners Jeannine "Jean" Koshear (69) and Joe Fillman (57) discuss their work, economic opportunity, the differences with younger generations, immigrants and borders, media literacy and critical thinking skills and the responsibility of government and politicians.

Interview with Seth Chapman

In this interview, conducted on December 4, 2019 in Vestavia Alabama, Sarah Chapman(17) interviews her dad, Seth Chapman(55) about her childhood and his experiences as a young person. He shares his family history discussing his parents origins and his immigrant...

Interview with Carrie Bennetti

I interviewed my grandmother Carrie. We talked about different parts of her life and different people in her life.

Lillian Thompson’s Story Part 1

Lillian Thompson , age 101, is being interviewed by her daughter, Linda Smith. Lillian is talking about her Norwegian immigrant parents and her life growing up on a farm during the dust bowl and Great Depression.

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Michelle Wheeler and Jocelyn Becerra

Colleagues and friends Michelle Wheeler (40) and Jocelyn Becerra (24) talk about their nursing careers and working together as school nurses.

Interview with my Aunt

Family History and her life as a child and how it was like being a child of Chinese immigrants