Pupusas, Salvadorian tamales. Oxtail soup. These brought me closer to my culture.
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Thankfully, family, tradition, culture, and language don’t just evaporate. They’re just below the surface, waiting to be rediscovered.
Until recently, 20-year-old Skarlett and her younger siblings lived in a homeless shelter in downtown San Francisco. Skarlett is currently the caretaker of her younger brother and sister. She told her story to Youth Radio’s Amber Ly.
The Mien community is small and our traditions can easily be lost.
This time last year, I was scrambling on college applications–and completely blind to how much tuition would cost. Neither of…
This election has seen a lot of big talk about returning to lost greatness or better times.
The blatant stares from guys checking me out as I walked between rounds had me hiking down my skirt and…
“Simple things like bringing in the voting machine and let the students practice it” can help students feel more prepared to vote.
My aunt was the person I clung to on my first day of kindergarten. Growing up, she was like my third parent.