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On April 3, 2022, I (17) interviewed my mother, Erica Soriano (37). I chose to interview her because I wanted to know and learn more about her personal struggles and experiences with being a woman of color. During our interview,...
Victor Romero (54) interviews his father, Rosendo Romero (82) about identity, growing up during the Depression, Rosendo’s wife and family stories and anecdotes.
One Small Step conversation partners David Bautista Gonzales (21) and Daniel Dominguez (43) dive into their different lived experiences. They find commonalities in their experiences growing up in Mexican-American culture and understanding the bittersweetness of being a first generation college...
Friends Alex Davila (93) and Joe Sanchez (57) discuss Alex's childhood, his service in the military and his volunteer work with AARP.
Me and my dad sit down and talk about his life, from education to being a parent.
Richard talks about growing up as a first-generation Mexican-American in the Northside of Fort Worth during the Great Depression, working as a pressman, his time in the Korean war, his parents fleeing the Mexican revolution, and his hopes for his...
Jose Hernandez (39) describe su viaje a su vida de Mexico a su vida a los Estados Unidos a su hijastra Mayte Soledad (15), relatando su experiencia a lo que ha sido las dificultades de cruzar la frontera tambien relata...
Friends Jennifer Ramos-Chavez (39) and Chelsie Evaldi (39) discuss growing up and raising families in El Paso, being first-generation Mexican-Americans, and the ways they have overcome obstacles to achieve their goals and give back to their community.
Virginia Fraire [no age given] and Jacob Fraire [no age given] discuss immigration to the United States, growing up in poverty, and the importance of education. Jacob and his family immigrated from Mexico to the United States, where they were...
I, Elizabeth Juarez (29), interviewed my dad, Arturo (51), about growing up in Central Mexico and crossing the border to the United States in 1989, 1991, and to this day. We talked about what motivated him to emigrate and risk...
Co-workers Lisa Mesa-Rogers (50) and Alexandria Hernandez (29) discuss their involvement at Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico. They discuss programming at the non-profit organization, the impact they feel it has in the community, and the way it addresses questions of...
Interviewed my mother on her life as a child of immigrants and how that affected her and her choices. Throughout the interview I also asked her about her challenges of being a young mom and how she overcame them.
I interview my Tia Martha who has been in education for over 30 years. She is the oldest of my mother's siblings. Growing up in the 60s and 70s she was a part of the generation that experienced a lot...
interviewing my aunt and asking a few questions to get a glimpse into her wonderful life
Gerald "Jerry" Graves (74) talks to his sister Evelyn Cruz Sroufe (76) about his Navy service during the Vietnam War and the impact it has had on him.
Three sisters interviewed by daughter/niece about growing up on a cattle ranch in south Texas as a Mexican-American family. Stories about their university educations, traditions, pranks, and life on the ranch.
Dolores “Lolita” Medina (55) speaks with friend Fanny Guadalupe Blauer (48) about her family history, Mexican-American and indigenous identity, and carrying on the family legacy through food, language, and love.
Loyola University Chicago MSW student Leanna Gruhn discusses issues in immigration with Brenda Rodriguez, a Compañera from the Taller De José agency located in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood. In this clip, Brenda discusses what she wishes people would know about...
Father and son duo, Arturo Huerta, Sr. (56) and Arturo Huerta, Jr. (28), discuss Arturo Sr.'s transition to the United States from Mexico and the businesses he established here.
Joseph Ybarra (48) talks with his daughter, Rysie Ybarra (16) about his childhood in West Covina, experiences as a Mexican-American, college life, parenting, and more.
Anthony Martinez (49) interviews his mother, Stella Medina (72), about her early life in Segundo Barrio in El Paso, Texas. They also discuss discrimination against Mexican-Americans in El Paso and the term race fog, which Stella coined.