Dad interview

I interview my dad more about his life and how it was back then, and why he decided to come to America.

“Richmond is like my second home”- José talks about his life in the US and his love of learning

José Luis and Alison discuss the things he loves about Richmond while also acknowledging the challenges of making a life in a new country. The two also talk about his love of learning, travel, and his future education plans!

Karen Tevalan and her Mother Maria Arambula discuss about her youth growing up

In this interview, conducted on April 21, 2018, in Corona, California, Karen Tevalan interviews her mother Maria Arambula. Mrs. Arambula shares stories of her childhood and the hardships she faced in life. She also shares stories of her daughter (Ms....

Gricelda talks about her life in Richmond, raising a daughter while balancing two cultures, and her hopes for Richmond

This interviewed was done with the assistance of a translator. Gricelda talks about things she misses from Mexico (food!) and what types of culture events would be fun to incorporate into life in Richmond. She also talks about how she...

Romo Life Story

A story about a man and his life as an American citizen.

An Immigrant Journy to the US

My father talks about his journey of illegally crossing the US border in 2003 from Mexico. The stuggles and changes he went through to get a better life for his family. The misconceptions that Mexicans have on life in the...

Global

In this interview I explore Breanna’s life and also her thoughts on a pressing global issue.

Bryant Comunidad and his mom, talking about her life throughout the years.

In this interview, conducted in September 2018 in the Bronx NY, Bryant Comunidad interviews his mom, Francisca, about her life throughout the years. They go through all of life’s major stages, in this case, his mom’s, from childhood, to teenage...

Cristian Alvarez interviews his father Rafael Alvarez

In this interview, conducted in September 2018 in the Bronx, New York, Cristian interviews his father. They talked about what his father’s life and what it was like. They also talked about what his father went through when coming to...

Part Two: Maria speaks of transition, settling into Richmond, and her dreams of bringing more Mexican culture to her adopted city!

Part one of two: Maria sits down with Alison and translator Kaitlyn to talk about family, her move to Richmond, and ways she believes we can incorporate more Mexican culture into the town she has grown to love and appreciate!

Dad at nearly 50

Getting to know my dad’s childhood in Spanglish. From San Rafael, a small ranch near Huejucar, Jalisco, Mexico to Southern California and three very American daughters. He talks about life lessons and loss.

My mom (spanish)

My mom talks about her life in a small town in Mexico, where she was born.

Grandma

In this interview i have a meaningful conversation with my grandmother about life and more importantly hers. You catch a glimpse in the end of real feelings.

Geography of Mexico

This interview covers information about a certain portion of Mexico.

Biggest Wedding Ever!

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, Holly Graham (17) interviews her mother Stephanie Graham (52) about her childhood years through her college years. Mrs. Graham talks a lot about her husband, their wedding and their honeymoon....

My grandpa Madrid

My father,Jose Madrid Jr. explains a few things about his father.

Mothers opinion on political

We talked about what she thinks about the United States government system

Great Thanksgiving Listen

In the interview I focused mainly on early life and her best years and tried to focus on the positive throughout the interview.