Mi Gente

“We didn’t come this far to just come this far”

As someone that migrated to the U.S at a young age I understand the struggles immigrant families face to reach the American dream. We sacrificed so much. This is our moment.

My time in jail Pt. 1

I sat there in disbelief almost in denial. I felt a kid-like sense of safety. I thought to myself, I did nothing wrong, I will get everything sorted out and I will be on my way. That day started like any other, little did I know it would end the way it did. I was … Continue reading My time in jail Pt. 1

My Time In Jail Pt. 2

*Note: Before I begin part 2 if you haven’t read part 1 here is a link My time in jail Pt. 1 . In order to really understand this blog you must understand it from the beginning. I migrated to the U.S with my family at the age of five. My family and I came … Continue reading My Time In Jail Pt. 2

The Pressure For Children Of Immigrants To Make Their Parents Proud.

Children of immigrants represent hope and are the trailblazers to the possible Lupita G. A couple of months ago I began a study to better understand how mental health effects the immigrant community. I have learned so much in this process. One of the things I have better understood is the relationship between the immigrant … Continue reading The Pressure For Children Of Immigrants To Make Their Parents Proud.

Getting To Know My people

Hello everyone. I want to start by saying thank you! I am beyond grateful for the overwhelmingly beautiful response and support I received with my https://betteryouspace.com/2018/11/06/my-time-in-jail-pt-1/and https://betteryouspace.com/2018/11/13/my-jail-story-pt-2/ blogs. I knew I wanted to open up to you guys about this experience I just didn’t think I was ready. My hesitation came from thinking people would read … Continue reading Getting To Know My people

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