Finding Her Voice: Cecilia Sanchez Sanchez

A voice inside Cecilia Sanchez’s head was telling her this wasn’t right.   The year was 2011 and Sanchez, still in high school, was meeting with her college counselor. A top student, she had already begun to visit campuses. But the counselor, noting the barriers posed by her undocumented status, was telling Sanchez her college dreams were unrealistic, and recommending she take a circuitous path just to ensure that she could...

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January 16, 2020 | yearup