Teen Testimonios – closing session- última sesión

August 24.- Two months in the summer helped us to meet wonderful young Latinos, and learn more about the families and the reunification process. The participants of Teen Testimonios Summer Program attend different schools in the city (Digital, Patterson, Lakeland, Benjamin Franklin). They were part of the program because it offered “algo para hacer durante el verano que a veces no sabemos dónde enviarles” (something to do during the summer, sometimes we don’t know where to send them) told us one of the moms who attended the closing session. But we see more, the were part of the program because … Continue reading

Teen Testimonios visit NASA

August 19.- Teen Testimonios Summer Program has been operating during the summer months July and August. The students in this programs have been exposed to resources and experiences to strengthen their connection with their new home. Baltimore as a welcoming city has many things to offer to kids and their families, but it is important to provide a hub for them to learn where and how to find those things, as offered at Teen Testimonios.  The Baltimore and Science field trip took the participants of Teen Testimonios to NASA Goddard Flight Space Center. To start the visit, students received an … Continue reading

Teen Testimonios New Team Member!

The Teen Testimonios Summer Program, funded by The Blaustein Foundation, is an expansion of the year-long program Teen Testimonios that started with the support of the Urban Health Insitute, to support newly arrived teenagers who experienced difficult situations on their journey to the U.S. Jacqueline Hernandez is the new assistant coordinator for the Teen Testimonios Summer Program, she will be working closely with the participants, in an engaging and rewarding summer experience. My name is Jacqueline Hernandez and I am a rising senior, studying psychology at Johns Hopkins University.  I am interested in becoming a physician assistant, and central to that goal is my passion … Continue reading