5 years ago, I decided to take a moment to remember what I was born with. I was moments into my 20's and already overwhelmed by the expectations to become a financial wizard which was paradoxical to my poetic sentiment. My family is quick to remind me that the first observation made about my life … Continue reading Teaching: Caribbean Movement 2nd Summer Session
The story that my mother and I share with very different narrative and the function of El Sapo to restore individuals to a sense of themselves though art and literature that has the capacity to break a significant chain of exile and displacement that continues to cause pain in my family and lives of others. My mother has shown the story to immigrants who have crossed the desert...the story and illustrations have moved them to tears. This is not just our story, but this story belongs to everyone.