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Elizabeth Price, the principal of South Graham Elementary School, met with Olivia Joyner to discuss the programs available at the school for students who come to the school speaking English as a second language, or not at all. South Graham, in an effort to promote global consciousness, inclusivity, and the value of being able to speak multiple…
Frances Reuland describes her community in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and the changes she has seen due to the migration of different groups of people. She describes various experiences throughout her childhood and high school career that helped her notice the migrant communities within her town as well as how her town has changed as a response to…
Keith Powell is a Captain for the Smithfield Police Department, serving as the Department’s Administrative Commander. Powell was raised on a farm in North Carolina, and he has been a police officer for twenty-two years. Powell explains that he works off-duty at the Brightleaf Flea Market, and that the flea market hires him mainly to help control…
Ariana discusses her family history with a Panamanian father and black mother, with her and her siblings being classified as Afro-Latino/a(s). She discusses the factors that contributed towards shaping her identity as Afro-Latina: community, family, scholar-hood, and traveling experiences. She shares memories that compare her experiences as being…
Enrique Chaupiz discusses his roots in the context of Peruvian food. He talks about the traditions his mother has passed on and how he has tried to conserve the Peruvian cuisine in his household ever since he moved to the United States. He narrates some of his childhood memories and explains how his passion for cooking was born. Mr. Chaupiz talks…
Rodolfo Toledano García discusses machismo in Latin American culture with respect to food. He talks about stereotypes regarding the role of Latina women in the kitchen and believes it is important to work towards eradicating machismo globally. He narrates about his childhood, the traditions of his grandmother and mother, and how to preserve food…
Tacito George describes his path towards cooking and narrates how he began. Even though Tacito George did not know how to cook before moving to the United States, he had a necessity to learn due to the repetition of his menu. With the help of his mother and his sisters, Mr. George started to cook little by little and was able to improve his…
Joanna Antunez was born in the United States to a Mexican father and Salvadorian mother. Now in her mid-twenties, Antunez has lived with her family in Florida, Texas, and—since she was eleven years old—in North Carolina. Antunez is now studying to be a nurse at Alamance Community College and works at the Lenoir Dining Hall on the University of…
María de los Angeles Maldonado de Patiño provides a personal account of how she deals with having half of her family in the United States and half of her family in Mexico. She touched on issues such as mobility for people who are documented versus undocumented and the ways immigrants maintain contact with family members in Mexico. She also…
Laura Villa Torres was born and raised in Mexico. She studied Sociology as an undergrad and she has always had an interest in Sociology of Health. She worked at Ipas in Mexico on the topic of youth sexual and reproductive rights advocacy, where she had the opportunity to collaborate with diverse public institutions, including the Mexican Ministry…
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