Anna Valdes, ICCD Rego Park, 2019 If I had to select a special object in our home, it would be the portrait of Noah and I hanging on our wall. Noah came to me at four weeks old through the Foster Care system. He remained with me until a family member, not familiar to Noah,Continue reading “Family Photo”
Anonymous, 2019 Our Piano holds a special meaning to me and my family. The beautiful melody played by the piano accompanied us for many wonderful time. Learning the piano allows us to learn to do anything. It teaches us be serious and persistent, and it cultivate our patience and perseverance.
Nicole, 2017 Culture is all around us, the traditions and the forms of self-expression that we carry forward and pass down. Every Fall, my boyfriend’s family throws a pumpkin-carving party. Around 80 people – family, friends, neighbors, friends of friends – come each year, some traveling hours to get there. We spend the day playingContinue reading “Carving Pumpkins”
Sandra, Summer 2018 I went to Panama this summer to celebrate a wedding and family reunion with my husband’s dad’s side of the family who are from there. They were all so warm, full of joy and really represented unity in my eyes. During my time in Panama, I picked up this shell from aContinue reading “Panamanian Unity”