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Made Into America

We are building an archive of immigration stories to highlight the vital role of immigrants in the US and the heroic odysseys away from everything familiar – leading to re-invented lives. Please visit the archive, read some of the accounts (some are videos; most are written) and leave a comment when you are so moved. Read More…

America’s Newcomers Share The Good And Bad On Website

AMERICA’S NEWCOMERS SHARE THE GOOD AND BAD ON WEBSITE September 3, 2013 by Joe Rodriguez War, famine, pogroms and poverty push people to flee to America. Golden opportunities beckon them. But from beginning to end, immigration is a personal story. See the Full Article (pdf)

Family Odysseys Project Underway

The Media Center received a grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to develop a multi-media project that celebrates our family stories of coming to the U.S. We are tentatively calling it the “Family Odyssey Project”, but we are open to better names if you leave us a suggestion. The goal of this project is Read More…