Archive | September, 2012
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From Private to Public Schools

Written by Alexandra Román “Their best heritage is an education,” said once an ex-Secretary of Education in Puerto Rico, in response to a question someone asked him as to why his children were in private school versus public. On a personal level, I remember that my mother used to say that although she was not […]

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Proud of Who We Are!

Written by Scarlett Letters Our culture. Our skin colors. Our language. Our food. The music we have grown up listening to. Dancing in the living room while our mothers, aunts, and grandmother cook. The history that they carry. The knowledge they gave us to bring ourselves up. Our flag that reminds us that we are […]

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A Libyan/Syrian/Venezuelan Family’s Goodwill Depot

By Victoria Cepeda & Efrain Nieves A few weeks back, faced with bags and bags of our baby’s outgrown clothing, unused gifts, a car seat, a stroller, and baby formula, we needed to find a local charity or food pantries to donate these items to. Therefore, we asked my mother to recommend a few. Mami, […]

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