Becoming a Medical Assistant

I interview my cousin, Lorena Estrada, who is a 29 year old medical assistant and I disused on her journey on how she got into her career.

Growing up speaking a different language

Brooke Kangas (18) talks with her grandmother, Grace Kangas (75) about her childhood growing up speaking Finish and how it has affected her life today.

Daniella Gallardo and Rosie Woelm discuss moving from Columbia to the United States

Daniella (19F) and Rosie (18F) discuss the difficulties and language barriers present while moving from Columbia to Florida and then to Lincon, Nebraska.

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Melba Pesante and Eduardo Pesante

Eduardo Pesante (42) interviews his mother, Melba Pesante (67), about her views on faith, religion, time, quilting, and why she chooses to see life through the eyes of a child.

Raising Bilingual Kids and their childhood songs

We are not Hispanic, but made teaching our kids Spanish a priority. Being bilingual opens up a part of the world my kids wouldn't have access to without the second language. They sing songs in Spanish that we used to...

Conversation with Lidieth Hart

A conversation between Ricardo Mendoza (25) and Lidieth Hart (70) about how society views women from birth to old age. She shares her experiences with me and talks of how she feels about life as a woman. Lidieth describes how...

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RosaMaría Henry and Patricia Gibson

Friends RosaMaría Henry (73) and Patricia "Patty" Gibson (70) reflect on their Latin roots and remember meeting through work. They talk about their friendship, moments when they have supported each other, and their shared sense of civic duty to create...

Embracing Differences

Talking to Diana about her culture and the challenges of attending a university in the Midwest.

Being Bilingual
November 24, 2017 App Interview

I interviewed my father, Alex, about his experience as a child being bilingual. We also discussed the importance of knowing more than one language.

Mary Alicia (Lawler) McRae and Talleri Adkins McRae

Mother and daughter Mary Alicia (age 79) and Talleri (age 42) discuss Mary Alicia’s favorite people, fondest memories and proudest moments.

Culture

This is a interview of one of my favorite teachers Peruvian students that I met being a T.A for her international class. During this interview I used a translator from one of her other classes.

Graciela: un Hija de un Inmigrante

This is a school project in which my fellow Spanish classmates and I interview Spanish speakers to learn their stories. This is Graciela Haynes and she is the daughter of an immigrant. Here is a part of her story. *The...

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Elvira De La Cruz and Kathy Ryan

One Small Step participants Elvira De La Cruz (45) and Kathy Ryan (71) have a conversation about the gravity of the moves in their lives, the challenges in getting re-licensed to work in the US after immigration, and how talking...

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Javier Rodriguez and Leslie Rodriguez

Javier Rodriguez (26) and his wife Leslie Rodriguez (25) talk about meeting while in college, their engagement, and their multiple marriages. Javier is from Chile and Leslie from the US, so they had weddings in both places.

Magda Parvey and Alex Wu

Creating Community Through Sharing Stories: I met with Dr. Magda Parvey, a highly accomplished, passionate and pragmatic educator and leader, for a thoughtful and inspiring conversation about her New York City upbringing, her Haitian culture, her family and her career.

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Julissa Ponce and Katherine Chon

Julissa Ponce (38) speaks with her colleague in anti-trafficking work, Katherine Chon [no age given], about her family's experience with labor exploitation, the impact of her parents' advocacy in her life, and the loss of her father this past year....