“Our job as educators is to learn about our students and where they come from. We create lessons that will interest them, lessons about their life experiences."
In last week’s column looking back at “2018: The Year in Global Warming,” I reviewed the dire threat posed to humanity and our environment by climate change, and concluded with the following:
The big question for Bostonians and anyone ...
Carolina Mata is a recipient of TPS and escaped El Salvador in 1998 after her father was assassinated. Protected status has made life easier for Mata. “I found a stable job, got my driver’s license, and was able to take care of my children,” she said. As a single mother, Mata supports 10-year-old daughter, Gabriella, and her son who attends Fitchburg State College, while working in a plastics factory.
Only two other people, both cisgender men, have ever successfully skateboarded across the country solo before. It’s a tremendous test of an endurance that requires meticulous planning and survival skills.
Although it has not gotten as much attention as the repeal of DACA, the promised repeal of another protection to immigrants—the Temporary Protected Status, offered by Barack Obama to Haitian immigrants following the 2010 earthquake—has sent LeFranc and more than 5,000 others to seek asylum in Canada since Aug. 1.
If you have the patience, this LP will reward it.