Dear World: A Letter

by Kaliyah and Amyah Dear World, We are writing this letter about how deportation impacted us and how we feel about this happening to others. In the U.S, deportation is a very big subject and a hard thing to go through especially if you weren’t expecting it. One...

Abuse is not love

Many people think domestic violence can’t and will never happen to them until it has escalated  to where it is too late to receive help. Many do not even know the signs of an unhealthy relationship. You believe that you both argue because of something you did or said....

My Experience in Lanzate 2016 with Mi Jente

Name of Conference: LANZATE 2016 The organizers of “Mi Jente” sent me an email about their gathering with different organizations in Puerto Rico, and they asked me if I was interested in going and experiencing that. I first thought I couldn’t leave the U.S. because of...

Politics As Told…By Teens

“The mention of politics is a surefire way to get teenagers to fall asleep.” -Leila D’Angelo in The Guardian Hello. I am a teenager. I am a bisexual teenage girl who is an American citizen and is interested in the fate of our country. And I am scared. People like...

Migraines

Migraines. This constant pain I battled with beginning in kindergarten is still felt to this day. I had a basic understanding of how pain and health conditions worked back then, having to witness some of the illnesses my grandma battled with in Mexico when I was much...

Real Lives.

When you deny someone entrance into our nation because of simple national origin or how they pray, you don’t make America safer, you make us stand out, you make us more separate from the highest of decency, you make us more of a target to the scorn of our enemies. The...