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The Cost of Dreams in Silicon Valley

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Throughout my childhood, I often wondered why my mom made us eat recalentados for days, insisted on thrifting my birthday dress, or bought off-brand cereal. “Es lo mismo,” she’d say.

El río de mi comunidad

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A algunas personas las cosas simples pueden traer felicidad, como el sonido de la lluvia, un día soleado o un río. Un río puede ser un lugar hermoso para relajarse … Continued

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Growing up I’ve always been that girl who was in a bubble. Not your original bubble that has a thin sphere of colorful liquid surrounding it. My bubble was gloomy, dark, and dejected. I’ve always wondered why.

The Man who Lived Across the Train Station

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At the age of fifteen, I came to America with a picture of a country that was shaped by every single Hollywood movie I had watched with my mom back in Hong Kong. I fantasized about the huge houses that line the clean, spacious streets where people would ride their bicycles. But the first thing that astonished me was the streets filled with homeless people.

Homelessness Requires a Solution, Not a “Bandage”

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I love to see that my community is finally doing something to help the less fortunate, but there has to be something done that is more stable and fitting for everyone. I understand issues like these aren’t easy to fix overnight, but more than a decade has passed and it seems like my community is still in the same place.

Brandy Ix: Youth at the Table

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It’s an inspiration to me to see that youth are speaking up on what they feel passionate about. I think it’s important for youth to understand that their voices matter and that they need to stand up for their communities.