Dance helps Mexican-American teen stay connected to mother’s culture

Cedar Crest High School | Lebanon, PA

A local dance class allows Amaya to learn about and experience the culture she left behind when she moved to the U.S. from Mexico as a child.

Produced by Vanessa Clavell, Pamela Kapolka and Brianna Mangano, students at Cedar Crest High School in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Chris Schwalm. Station support provided by WITF.

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