Articles Posted by BESE Staff

An American Dream: Las Culebras

by on July 16, 2019 0


One young immigrant’s dream about his grandfather, an untouchable fruit, and a familiar mountain in El Salvador, turns out to be a lesson about being careful with the decisions you make. Watch An American Dream: Las Culebras.

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Fencing To The Top with Natalie Vie | Breaking Glass

by on July 12, 2019 0

Fencing has been a historically exclusive sport where women and Latinxs weren’t always allowed to train at the same facilities as everybody else. Natalie Vie is part of a new generation who are changing that narrative and proving that women can fight. She is ranked in the top 100 in the world, and fences on the FIE Women’s Epee World Circuit for Team USA. 

 

 

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An American Dream: I Know This Mountain

by on June 10, 2019 0


In our premiere episode of “An American Dream,” an undocumented woman from Guatemala recalls a dream that she feels foreshadowed her life in the U.S.

Our new series, “An American Dream,” dives into the dreams of immigrants and how the experiences of their waking lives affect their sleeping ones. Through the shared human experience of dreaming, we break down immigrant stereotypes—proving we are all dreamers.

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Relentless | Carlos

by on June 5, 2019 0


Meet Carlos, a determined young man who juggles school and two jobs to provide for his family in the U.S. and in El Salvador.

In our new series, “Relentless,” we capture the daily lives of some of the country’s hardest-working individuals—people who are vital to society’s daily functions but are often times taken for granted. They work behind-the-scenes everywhere we go—at our jobs, in our schools, and at our favorite local businesses. So who are they and what can we learn from them? Watch “Relentless” to find out that and more.

 

 

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