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Nikkita Davis and Jonathan Jones

Nikkita Davis (34) talks with her brother Jonathan Davis (34) about her military service and her life afterwards. She talks about the positive effect the military had on her life, her disagreement and struggle with war, and the difficulty she...

A Mom Shares Stories of Growing Up and Paving the Way for A Better Life.

in this interview a daughter(Alayla) and her mother (Maraline) talk about growing up, not fitting in, struggling, and finding.

Zahir Momin and his daughter Nuha Momin talk about his childhood life in Pakistan

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Austin, Texas, Nuha Momin (16) interviews her father Zahir Momin (55) about his childhood life in Pakistan. Mr. Momin shares the struggles that he had growing up in Pakistan along with the...

Mi Abuelita sobre la vida en Mapimi

My grandmother talks about her time growing up in a small Mining village in Ojuela, where the Roebling brothers built one of their famous bridges

Atah Awwad

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Chantilly, Virginia, Yara Alsakbani (15) interviews her Grandpa, Atah Awwad (61) about his childhood in Palestine, and his life afterwards in Syria. In addition to his childhood, Atah talks about his life...

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Tomas House and Crystal Palmer

Tomas House (24) and his coworker Crystal Palmer (60) have a conversation about what poverty means to them, and they also talk about growing up in public housing.

Kevin Cawthon and his experience growing up in trailer parks with four older brothers.

After Kevin Cawthon's parents save up $200 to buy a nice trailer, he moves around Arkansas and Oklahoma with his four older brothers embarking on a dangerous and violent journey through the various poverty stricken communities he called home. In...

Rejecting Culture

In this interview, I, Annelise Schirmer, and my mother, Renée Schirmer, explore her experiences through the Cold War, Vietnam War, and Civil Rights Movements in the north. She describes her involvement with the rock and hippie groups, contributing to counterculture...

Ryan Adamkiewicz

Here we talked about my friend’s life back in Egypt. He expanded on a few things about his home town and death that are very different from the way we do things here in America.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen with Grandma

In this interview, I spent some time with my grandmother as she discussed her daring mother’s trip from Italy to America, her childhood in the face of poverty, her parents’ influence on her life, her experience in the military, and...

No Regrets

Teenager, Vivian Lee (17) interviews her grandma (74) at their family home in New Jersey, Egg Harbor Township. Her grandma recalls the hardships she faced when she lived in China and how fortunate she was when she came to America....

The Poverty Political Barrier

Join Enrique, Ashley, Jake and Lesley as they discuss how poverty affects voting in the united states.

Talking to My Mom, Struggles and Challenges

In this interview, I, Christina Einig, will be talking to my mother, Nga Luong, about growing up and challenges she has faced, and how that has made her the person and mother she is.

Jordan Nguyen TWM Interview

An interview with my father that is from Vietnam. He speaks about his troubles in his old country and coming to this country.

Yomari's Community (en Español)

Yomari shares her story about employment, housing, and food insecurity. She reminisces how vacations back home in Puerto Rico or the Dominican Republic are temporary escapes from the hardships of poverty. Through her work with La Casa Norte she has...

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Terry Solis and Steven Jacob Lopez Rodriguez

Terry Solis (54) and her son Steven Jacob (21) talk about upward mobility for their family, the struggles their family faced when they had to move to Mexico, and how Terry sets an example for her sons as the Vice...

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April Garcia and Elia Moreno

Mentor Elia Moreno (50) and her mentee April Garcia (39) remember the first time they met, share how they continue to motivate and love one another, and talk about the ways in which they are able to spread hope and...

Family Roots

This interview was about my father’s life and how he was an immigrant and how he came to the United States of America

Angela Price block 4, GTL

My mom explained how she came to this country, and established her life and career. She also described what life was like growing up in Brazil, and shared some of her hardships & happy moments with me.