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Meet Samantha Marquez, Latina Teen Scientist

Meet Samantha Marquez, Latina Teen Scientist

  Meet Samantha Marquez, she is 17 years old and has seven patents under her belt.    Marquez, a Latina teenager from Richmond, Virginia is the creator of a new technology that organizes cells in a new structure called the Celloidosome. The applications of her invention can range from tissue regeneration […]

From Oaxaca to Founder Of Radio Bilingüe

From Oaxaca to Founder Of Radio Bilingüe

Meet Hugo Morales, the Founder and Executive Director of Radio Bilingüe. This short film by Yolanda Cruz, an independent film maker from Oaxaca, capturers Morales  story, who at the age of 9 immigrated from Mexico to California with his family.  Morales is a Mixtec Indian from Oaxaca, Mexico who grew up picking […]

From Undocumented Farmworker to Neurosurgeon

From Undocumented Farmworker to Neurosurgeon

Meet Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa.  He is a top neurosurgeon at John Hopkins, one of the top hospitals in the world. He grew up in Mexicali, Mexico in a family with 6 children.  At the age of 19 he literally jumped over the fence separating the U.S and Mexico in search […]

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 […]

Mendota Football Players Beating The Odds

Mendota Football Players Beating The Odds

Mendota, Calif is a small town 40 miles from Fresno, California.  The majority of its residents are people who come to Mendota to find work in the agriculture fields.  Many of the football players work in the fields to help support their families. The summer days for these high school […]