This Immigrant Kid In Search Of American Dream Only Sleeps 3 Hours So He Can Work And Go To School – we are mitú

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This Immigrant Kid In Search Of American Dream Only Sleeps 3 Hours So He Can Work And Go To School (07/19/16) – we are mitú Image source: wearemitu.com from the video This is Gaspar Marcos. He’s 18 years old, grew up in Huehuetenango, Guatemala, and was orphaned at age 5. At age 12, he came […]

Let Them Go, Let Them Grow: The Latina Girls Project | LifeLines

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North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center, a not-for-profit children’s mental health agency whose social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists and counselors provide extensive services to residents of Nassau County, Long Island. Source: Let Them Go, Let Them Grow: The Latina Girls Project | LifeLines

‘A Pure Medley’: A Poem for the Children of Immigrants – Brown Girl Magazine

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This is not about the debated clash of civilizations But about the vibrant, continuous bleeding of cultures This is for the Americanized, assimilated Source: ‘A Pure Medley’: A Poem for the Children of Immigrants – Brown Girl Magazine

Elizabeth Acevedo’s Poem “Hair” Takes On Beauty Standards | POPSUGAR Latina

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Dominican-American poet Elizabeth Acevedo eloquently said everything you’ve always wanted to say about your hair in a powerful piece. Through spoken word, she Source: Elizabeth Acevedo’s Poem “Hair” Takes On Beauty Standards | POPSUGAR Latina