StoryCorps: Growing Up Poor

This text is a conversation between Noe Rueda and his former teacher‚ Alex Fernandez‚ recorded for StoryCorps‚ an oral history organization seeking to collect and preserve the diverse stories of people throughout the United States.
Noe Rueda and Alex Fernandez
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Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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