Voices of Immigrants in Resistance/Voces de Inmigrantes en Resistencia
El proyecto de justicia a través de la educación bilingüe, el periodismo y los medios de comunicación para los migrantes y sabios de la pobreza
Bi-lingual education, journalism and media justice project for migrant and poverty scholars
As someone who once lived in substandard constructed Section-8 project-based housing in Berkeley, California for six years, I can assure you that all so-called ‘affordable housing’ built and/or refurbished with HUD (U.S. Government Housing for Urban Development) funding for low-income communities was built with many corners being cut in order to meet the limited financial budget of the HUD funding building subsidy.
I was only two years old when I came to the United States from New Zealand. At that time I had no idea what was happening or where we were going. I just knew we were suppose to be going somewhere that will change our lives for the best.
I don’t remember much of how I came here, I just knew that one day I’m in my homeland and the next I'm in a strange place that I’ve never been before.
I am Heidy. I come from a Honduran family. Honduras is in Central America I was born outside of the U.S. therefore im an “illegal alien” as they kindly put it in the United States. I was brought here when I was 3 years old. The root cause for leaving Honduras was because of violence. I don’t really remember how my journey here was. I’m sure it wasn’t in a first class airplane.
I am Tiburcio Garcia from Deecolonize Academy and I am reporting for Poormagazine.
Two Mexican Chicano and Mayan poverty scholars died in between 2014 and 2015. Alex Nieto 28, died march 21, 2014 on Bernal Hill in San Francisco, California. He died because of the rich people invading his neighborhood. They called the cops on him when he was sitting down eating his burrito before work. They racially profiled him . Then they killed him shortly afterword.
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