Standing up to stereotypes

Social Justice Humanitas Academy | San Fernando, CA

Andres Garcia didn’t let stereotypes or bullying stop him from learning English and succeeding in school after arriving in the U.S. at a young age.

Produced by Aaron Aguilera, Jacob Barrera, Hugo Farfan, José Garcia, Ronaldo Preciado and Esmeralda Solorzano, students of Social Justice Humanitas Academy in San Fernando, California. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Tim Knipe. Mentor support provided by Rosa Maria Ruvalcaba of PBS SoCal.

See the full series: New Americans: immigration, identity and community through the eyes of teenagers