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The Resilient Five

Viridiana L. Benitez | Posted 10.10.2016 | Latino Voices
Viridiana L. Benitez

Unlike the typical student, however, our childhood years were spent dealing with economic struggles, feelings of not belonging, teenage pregnancy, and run-ins with the police. My four siblings and I had to overcome these hardships to graduate. For each of us, our high school graduation day was a moment of triumph for our family, because the odds were against us from the very beginning.

¡Que vivan los amos de casa!

Hirania Luzardo | Posted 07.04.2016 | Latino Voices
Hirania Luzardo

Así como les sucede a muchas mamás, es natural que en algún momento el papá sienta la necesidad de salir de la casa a generar ingresos. Quedarse en casa de por sí es un gran compromiso de parte de los papás.

2 Women, 1 Daughter, a Beautiful Island and a Big Struggle for Equality

Janet Arelis Quezada | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Janet Arelis Quezada

Arroyo often calls out what she feel is a lack of separation of church and state on the island which negatively impacts LGBTQ people and their families, stopping them from being able to to live their lives fully. Still, she believes she will be able to see much needed reforms on the island.

5 Things My Italian Parents Taught Me About Food

Lisa Lori | Posted 07.15.2013 | Parents
Lisa Lori

The Italian approach to life has been well-chronicled in bestsellers such as Eat, Pray, Love and Under the Tuscan Sun, but we shouldn't overlook the valuable lessons the Italian approach to food can teach our children.

Change a Child's Life

Angela Featherstone | Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact
Angela Featherstone

Sadly, many people have a preconceived idea that kids are abandoned because something is wrong with them. A common response to meeting children in foster care is, "They are so sweet! How could anyone abandon them?'