Im/migration Journey Story

This interview was about Leopoldo Saucedo and his immigration to the United States

Looking for Opportunities

My grandma, Elizabeth Ortega and her journey to America from El Salvador. Also, the challenges that built her into a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother.

Driving for Opportunity

My father, Steve, talks about his journey to the US and why he did it. The beautiful sights of California, greater opportunities, and cars influenced his decision to leave the United Kingdom.

Interview with Todd Holmes (my dad)

This is a talk with my dad who I love very much but don’t get to spend that much time with. I offtracked a little bit with my questions but I’m glad that I did because my dad is one...

Ryan Shannon and Lindsey Shannon talk Education, Life and Inspiration.

Ryan interviews his sister Lindsey where they discuss inspiration, influence and progress as it pertains to education and opportunity in 2020.

Religion and Immigration: Following a Calling to Integrate Cultures

Here, I talk to my mom and dad about their experiences with their experience as Taiwanese immigrants, and how faith has woven itself into this experience. We touch on the similarities of Christian and Chinese values, as well as how...

Honduras
November 28, 2017 App Interview

I interview my mom about her experience in Honduras, and what that is like in hopes to learn more about her and forge a deeper connection. We talk about friends, family, and what could have been.

“You are not a tree, if you don’t like it, change it”

Asked my mom some personal questions got to know about her and her past. She's a really hard worker and enjoys getting out of her comfort zone as well as trying new things. I got to know more about her...

A Reading of Brother David Steindl-Rast’s “Gratefulness”.

This was an internal reflection piece, for audiences to think about the words of Brother David Steindl-Rast on the opportunity of living every moment gratefully.

Jessica and Phuong talk about Life in America

In this interview, conducted on November 26,2017 in Austin, Texas, Jessica N. (17) interviews her family friend Phuong D. (67) about life back in Vietnam as well as Phuong's journey to America. Phuong shares her struggles about the trip to...

A courageous journey from the Ukraine to US citizenship

Rada Oakley is a successful IT professional in NC where she lives with her husband and two young girls. Rada came to the US as an exchange student from the Ukraine and lived with Bernie and Sondra Edwards in Boone,...

John Marc Relos: Unknown American

I interviewed John Marc Relos. He came from Phillipines when he was 15. He came here to avoid corruption and homicide and start a better life in United States. He is like many immigrants who come to US to have...

Life of a moving mom

Moving and how it gives new opportunities. And how hard moving is.

Jenny Rask Interviews Father Gene Rask about growing up, his new life in Portland, Oregon. Interview 7.

Jenny Rask Interviews father Gene Rask about growing up in Butte, Montana and his family's move to Portland, Oregon to find new opportunity for their families. First impressions on their arrival to Portland, Oregon during WWII from Butte, Montana which...

Interview with Maria Alonte

Maria Alonte tells us about working hard and moving forward always. She talks about her childhood and how it has shaped her current self.

Thanksgiving

That there is battles in life that you can’t always win

Apush Oral Story Interview

I asked my dad about 911 and how it effect his identity and what he thinks about America. Like many immigrant, he came to America looking for jobs and seeking a better life. He likes America better than China because...

Ryan and Ivan

Ivan is an international student. We talked about his lifestyle in his home country and how it compared to his experience in the United States.

StoryCorps interview

Talking about opportunities and personal experiences throughout our own lives

Immigration Interview With Ms. Rangaraj

Ms. Rangaraj’s journey here as a student from a different country and culture

“I even told myself I wanted to become a carpenter.”

Since he was young, my dad aspired to become a carpenter and build infrastructure where he grew up, a city called Zamboanga City that was not so urbanized as it is today. He did not envision moving to a new...

Advice from the older generation

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Los Angeles, California, Elizabeth Torres (16) interviews her older sister Melissa Cohen (23) about her job experience she’s gone through. Melissa shares stories about how she started working when still in high...

Jenny Rask and Gene Rask Interview 2.
November 30, -0001 App Interview

Jenny Rask: 2020-08-24 00:40:22 Jenny Rask Interview 2 with father Gene Rask. Gene remembers growing up in Butte, Montana. He looks back at Butte, Montana as a mining town. How his family resided there and moved to Portland, Oregon for...