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"I try to help people empower themselves through democratic values, votes, organizing, and freedom of speech."
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"I feel like too often health care decisions are made by people who don't understand what it means to be actually in the system. What it means to take care of folks."
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“The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship provided me with tremendous opportunities. I feel a joyful obligation to use social entrepreneurship, public policy, and politics to ensure that our country…
147 Plays / 0 Likes / 0 Comments
"I came to the United States when I was thirteen years old. We came illegally. At the time I did not even know that I could go to college."
432 Plays / 0 Likes / 0 Comments
"My work promoting civil rights and civil liberties to defending the constitution of the United States is fundamentally integral to who I am."
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"The immigrant population in the United States, deeply poor, extremely vulnerable...one of the neediest populations that exists in this country. People who deeply need help."
An Immigrant's Journey
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"To survive the Holocaust. Taken prisoner of war by the Russians from where I escaped. I felt that by the time I got here all the difficult things were behind me."
Diverse Backgrounds and Disciplines
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"Some come from relatively privileged backgrounds. Others come from truly deprived situations."
(Music composed by Paola Prestini, Soros Fellow class of 1999 and music performed by Elizabeth…
Immigration and America
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"These young people have never been advantaged because they were immigrants and so, suddenly, they have a fellowship which says the only reason you are eligible is because you are an immigrant."
The Responsibility of Citizenship
68 Plays / 0 Likes / 0 Comments
"They've worked on a campaign, they've registered voters, they've taught English as a second language. Something that says I am going to be taken seriously in this polity."
On The Money
71 Plays / 1 Likes / 0 Comments
"Our Fellows, because they had this money, don't have that debt, are really able to do what they want to do, what they are driven to do, what their passions tell them they should do."
A Helping Hand
67 Plays / 1 Likes / 0 Comments
"MIT was $30 a credit, Harvard was $26 a credit, Columbia $20. When I got here I had $17 and a Leica camera."
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