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Angy Rivera-Immigrant Activist

Angy Rivera-Immigrant Activist

Angy Rivera, is a 24 year old fearless activist for undocumented youth.  Angy came to the United States at the age of 4 and is also undocumented.  The documentary Don’t Tell Anyone (No Le Digas A Nadie) captures her struggles and her strength in her fight for the rights of immigrants. Let […]

From Farmworker To Engineer:  A Program To Help You Make The Leap

From Farmworker To Engineer:  A Program To Help You Make The Leap

The Mendoza family is a farmworker family.  Alonso’s father, Rogelio, has been planting and harvesting in the fields for more than 30 years. Alonso joins his dad during the summers spending long hours picking lettuce and strawberries. “You get home … and you don’t even want to talk to nobody,” […]

Are You Losing Faith In the American Dream?

Are You Losing Faith In the American Dream?

I recently read the article Teenagers are losing confidence in the American dream – Yahoo Finance and it got me thinking about what the American Dream really meant. The phrase the American Dream was popularized by the historian James Truslow Adams in his book Epic of American.   In his book, Truslow wrote …that dream […]