Salvadorian Civil War

An immigrated mother-of-three speaks on the differences between life in the U.S and life in the war-torn El Salvador.

Story Corp

He talked about family and how his time away from his family was hard. His biggest influence was his mom.

Foster child in El Salvador

Foster child after the Salvadoran civil war. My mom’s experienced as a foster child.

Interview with my father

I asked him many questions about his childhood and Many emotional questions.

Things from my Uncle’s Life

We talked about my uncle's childhood. Also, we talked about his military service in his country. About him coming to the United States and How was his journey coming here. Finally, we talked about his life in the United StStates,...

One of many journey’s

An interview with my father’s journey from El Salvador to the United States and his encounters.

Carolina On Carolina

Carolina explains fascinating things like locking her younger cousin in a closet.

Melli Vargas and Scott Acord

Melli (54) talks with colleague Scott Acord (59) about her journey into healthcare and the discrimination her bi-racial daughter faces from the community and her family.

Mi querido padrastro

My stepfather Neftalí Hernandez and I Melany Claros talked about the first time my stepfather met my mother, when he saw me for the first time, what dreams he has of me and if he is proud of me.

NACARA interview

We discussed about the influences that led this family to apply for the NACARA relief program as well as the impacts

Gram and Gramps

This interview is in Spanish. My grandparents live in El Salvador

Victor’s Grandmother immigration story

My Grandma talks about her journey coming here to the United States from El Salvador. She talks about having to travel 3 times because of her children, the struggles of living in a country that speaks a whole other language,...

With Oleg, his piano classes are like laboratories. He not only teaches you the technique, but the touch. . .

Teresa Orantes Kane lives a musical life. A retired opera singer and teacher, she graces the halls of Saint Paul Conservatory as a piano student of Oleg Levin. Her credentials as a soloist include performing with the Chicago Symphony, Grant...

El Salvador civil war

Here I speak with my mother about the events during the El Salvador civil war.

Christopher Perlera and Laura Toro

GALEO Laura Toro (37) interviews her friend Christopher Perlera (27) about his experiences growing up in a bilingual household, his Salvadoran heritage and becoming a political leader in his community. Chris did not answer confirmation call. left voicemail and sent...

Service Learning

In this interview we talk about my mom’s experiences.

Paul Serrano, Sara Clark Serrano, and Paul Serrano

Paul Serrano, Jr. (31) interviews his parents Paul Serrano, Sr. [no age given] and Sara Clark Serrano [no age given] about their upbringings, their business at the Grand Central Market, and their aspirations.