The Heat of Hardship on the Blade of a Boy with David Perez and Eli Goodman

Eli Goodman (17) talks with his childhood best friend David (17) about the struggles of growing up in poverty without biological parents, and how the pain of his past positively affected his future.

Life is good, life is beautiful, got a lot to be grateful for

Liz from Reston, by way of New York, shares stories of childhood friendships and how community showed up for her family during particularly challenging times. This conversation was a part of the "All Together Now: Share Your Stories" program for...

Joy + Gratitude

My most joyful memories of family and friends, gratitude, and appreciation

Terry Tazioli and Molly Swain

Long time volunteer reflects on time spent with family at The Mount and the wonderful community that led him to coming back and giving back to The Mount 20 years later

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Grace Hernandez, Elena Hernandez Melendez, and Rafael Hernandez

Cousins Elena Hernandez Melendez [no age given] and Rafael Hernandez (35) have a conversation with their aunt Grace Hernandez [no age given] about their relationship with Basketball in the Barrio and the role that the camp and community have played...

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Dr. Hilda Ontiveros and Dr. Jesse Soledad Arrieta

Colleagues and wives, Dr. Hilda Ontiveros (41) and Dr. Jesse Soledad Arrieta (44), share a conversation about their roots, Chicana and Women’s Studies, and the importance of documenting oral history within their community. They also talk about their connection to...

The Power of Gratitude

Alejandro and Cassie are joined together to share Cassie’s auto-ethnographic personal narrative. Cassie shares about her experience with helping mothers in need.