Leslie Grace, Dominican American
"I understand the feeling of that weight and responsibility at an early age to answer for your elders in a way that gives them dignity, too, and makes them feel that they have all the information they need to move forward."
Yarely Aguilar, Mexican
"Having the responsibility to have to translate everything for my family and feeling pressured to learn exactly what I was reading and translating at just 10 to 11 years old was a lot. I felt a lot more pressure to learn English quicker."
Ashley Garcia Lezcano, Colombian American
"Since I had to translate and learn so early on, I developed fluency in both languages at a young age versus trying to learn in my adult life."