The Christian Science Monitor

He dreamed of teaching children with a background like his own

This essay is part of an occasional series provided by our partner organization Encore.org, which created the Generation to Generation (Gen2Gen) campaign, inviting those in midlife and beyond to connect with young people who need champions.

My family came to the United States from Mexico when I was 5, so I was an English-language

Citiți o mostră, înregistrați-vă pentru a citi în continuare.

Mai multe de la The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor4 min citite
Apple Detectives Track Down Trees For History, Biodiversity
North America used to have 17,000 named apple varieties, but now just 4,000 remain. The Lost Apple Project is rediscovering types thought to be lost.
The Christian Science Monitor4 min citite
In Jordan, Mourning Matters. This App Keeps Funeral-goers On Task.
In Jordan, the need to balance the ancient obligation of communal mourning with the demands of a hectic modern life has led to the creation of an app.
The Christian Science Monitor2 min cititeSociety
In 2019, Whistleblowers Get Their Due
Global views on whistleblowers got a boost after one in the U.S. made allegations against President Trump. Even Ukraine just passed a law protecting whistleblowers.