John Encandela

As Interviewed by Alex Siegenthaler
"[For my dream project] I would form a sort of coalition of private donors and nonprofits to deal with the issue [of poverty]."
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Diana Reyes

As Interviewed by Noah Hanser-Young
"The legal document in this society tells you who you are Ė and what you are is someone who is able to become visible in society, work, get paid, and have rights."
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Amanda Van Hoozer and Kate Nyquist

Abigail R
"If we canít talk about it, if we canít make it public, if we canít kind of show how damaging it is, then we are not going to be able to stop it."
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Martin Barron

As Interviewed by Austin B.
"So all of that makes me understand that I don't have anyone around me to protect me. I have to grow up, day by day, be a man and support my family. And it was hard, but I did it."
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Deanna Hoisington

As Interviewed by Anna Poterek
"The girls were supposed to do work like ironing, taking care of the younger children and babies, cleaning and cooking, doing dishes."
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Lora Netherland

As Interviewed by Joanna M.
"Years ago, the students that are in my classroom would really be in institutions. Weíve come a long way."
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Joseph Moore

As Interviewed by Jane Walters
"I think the most important lesson I learned in life is you just never know whatís going to happen and that can be terrifying and it can be really exciting. I think the challenge in life is to just remain open to the possibilities that the universe puts in front of you. But you just donít know. We think we know, and we plan, and we should plan, but we need to plan with a loose hold on our plan."
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Chelvi K.

Devang Deepak
"The pride that she and her family felt and expressed is something that I can still see in my eyes today."
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Steven Dietz

As Interviewed By Ben Wade
"I can't feed Africa, but I can feed this one kid. I can clothe this one kid and I can take care of this one kid."
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Renee Linklater

As Interviewed by Eva Legge
"I was taken from my mother when I was four months old."
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Yanyu Liu

As Interviewed by Ricky Zhou
"People that didnít live in rural areas thought those who did were very poor."
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Erin Haran

As Interviewed by K. C.
"Social injustice affects how I view the world today."
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Jim Green

E.G.
"People were very poor back during that period time, and a lot of them worked in agricultural jobs raising cotton and corn and things like that. And the parents would often times pull their children out of school so that they could work and earn money."
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Lindsey Gaddis Kucsera

As Interviewed by Sierra Moran
"I think there are pretty much only advantages to integration with public schools so children can gain real world experience. Itís really great, and I canít think of any disabilities to integration. "
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Lori K. Duke

As Interviewed by Emma B.
"Social justice is the ability to be heard, and in my realm it would be the courtroom, that the judge is hearing from everyone no matter how poor, how uninformed, how unsophisticated the person is before making a decision."
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Amy Wright

As Interviewed by Oliver Powers
"My clientís position was that the children should be treated the same in the custodial arrangement as they had been treated in their family."
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William Cooper

As Interviewed by Mia Cooper
"The whole bullying thing, itís like everything else. There are some very clear black and white examples but then thereís a lot of grey, and that's what makes it such an interesting issue."
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Tomas Moreno

As interviewed by Fernando Moreno
"I feel as if I lost my childhood."
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Terri Tafoya

As Interviewed by Caroline Diaz
"One thing people need to know is they can make reports anonymously. They do not have to give anything except the city and state theyíre reporting from."
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Cynthia Osborne

As Interviewed by I. B.
"I canít fix a problem unless I really understand it and see it firsthand."
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Hannah Calkins

As Interviewed by Bella Cheng
"When the school started, everybody was really hopeful about the state of the school and about the kind of opportunities that it would offer them."
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Modesta Barbina Trevino

As Interviewed by Danielle
"One of the things we would teach the students is, for math problems we would say, "Show us two or three ways to get there," because that's the reality, there's not just one way to come up with the answer."
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