• Lilian posted an update 2 years, 5 months ago

    The names of the two videos I watched are called Ted’s secret to great public speaking.“TED’s secret to great public speaking” and good and bad examples of presentations Good and Bad Examples of Presentation.
    Anderson want the viewers to understand that a great presentation is about having communication with the audience, also that the brain…

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  • In the video “why study shakespeare today?”it gives some reasons shakespeare is studied in schools today because it’s a easier way to think about contemporary issues. Students feel free discussing this issue

  • Dear Hector:

    I am feeling emotional and surprised with your post, “Does drug affect your body,” because I didn’t know that 17,465 people died from overdosing on illicit drugs. I knew that a lot of people died but I wasn’t sure how many. It makes me feel emotional because it’s hurtful knowing that many people can die from overdosing instead the…[Read more]

  • Dear Youth Voices Community,

    I am Lilian Mancia, a senior in the Media Academy at Fremont High School. My topic is on deportations this topic makes me feel depressed sometimes because I can imagine what those

  • Dear Future President,

    I just want to let you know that I am excited to know your interests and what you are going to do to make our country a better place. 

    I just want you not to discriminate against people

    • Dear Lilian

      I totally agree with you that immigrants should get a chance to have a better life. People that want to go to college should be able to go with the help that they need. You also see latinos everywhere working hard for their families to have a better live so they should have a right to be able to work without getting told something because they are working hard to have better lives.

    • Lillian,
      I agree with this our next president should provide help to all immigrants and not turn their back to them or go to war. We should provide help to those who desperately need it and should give many immigrants the opportunity they deserve. Who are we to decide that people shouldn’t better their lives.

  • Dear Youth Voices Community,

    I am Lilian Mancia, a senior at Fremont High School in the Media Academy.

    The social inequity problem I am looking into is deportations and people leaving without their children. The

    • Thanks for writing this, Lilian.

      Immigration and deportation are important topics to me, especially as it relates to children.

      When you talk about people leaving without their children, do you mean that they have left their children in their home countries, or are you talking about people who are deported from here without their children?

      I do some work with people in immigrant detention (pending deportation). Many of them are separated from their children — either they are back in their home countries or they are here in the US (often legally). It is very sad.

      One thing I noticed about your post is the term “illegal people.” This is a common way people refer to people who are in our country without documentation, but I believe that no person can be “illegal.” I would prefer to refer to them as “undocumented people” or as migrants or immigrants.

      I’ll look forward to seeing more of your writing and will try to send some research references depending on what you’re looking for.

    • Hi there Lilian, I work with immigrants, refugees, and displaced families at my job. I teach the children of these families and peoples a basic education course, including STEM and the liberal arts in classes between 15 and 30. Personally, in the year or so I’ve been working there I have never had a case where a family or parent is deported and a child is left behind. I would say merely from the experience of my work and my coworkers, the statistic that parents who are deported leave their children behind is a highly exaggerated one. Good luck and if there is anything more I can help with let me know.

    • Hi Lilian, I am really interested in the topic you are asking further information about. I have been reading many articles online. I have came across many topics about immigration and how it impacts many immigrants around the United States. I agree with you that deportation should stop since it separate families that came to the United States for a better life. One of the articles I found was a article by Migration Policy Institute.


      Hopefully this articles surpasses your exceptions and helps get your point across.

      Sincerely, Jose

    • Shane replied 2 years ago

      Lilian, I think you’re idea of keeping at least one parent is a great plan. My only worry is if it will work with many different situations such as both parents committing a crime or the parents passing away? What would be your plan for these situations? I am looking forward to your answer and really enjoy the fact that you have brought this up.
      Helpful Source: http://thehill.com/latino/348203-ice-defends-actions-after-50-immigrants-left-at-texas-bus-station

    • Dear Lilian thanks for sharing your thoughts with us. I always believed and still believe that migration is a big part of the geographic concepts, and issues we have in this world. First of all the causes behind migration are numerous with countless reasons that we all might ignore. My family migrated here in the United States to give me a better future and a safe place to be in. But with that said sometimes it feels like immigrants are at risk of many factors whether is a political issues or a document problem.
      coming back to what you said “The social inequity problem I am looking into is deportations and people leaving without their children”, that can be called forced migration leading to abundance of children behind them. Most of the time parents who leave their children behind is because they see a better future for that child where they are.
      You can further your knowledge and understanding more by reading this article http://immigration.findlaw.com/deportation-removal/deportation.html i’ve read.

  • Lilian commented on the post, Deportations 3 years ago

    Thanks for sharing someone elses experience, its a huge amount of people who gets deported and leaves their family behind taht really makes me feel sad and

  • Lilian wrote a new post, Deportations 3 years ago

    I just read a Wikipedia article:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immigration_reform

    I choose this article because my senior project is about deportations. I was also interested in finding out interesting facts about

    • Lula replied 3 years ago

      I also, have thought a lot about deportation. I liked the way you incorporated examples into this post. When you mentioned the immigrant mom being pulled over, it reminded me of my friend’s mom who was once pulled over,and upon attending court, she was mandated a deportation back to Mexico along with her entire family.

    • Thanks for sharing someone elses experience, its a huge amount of people who gets deported and leaves their family behind taht really makes me feel sad and

    • I appreciate your perspective, however as a fellow citizen of this country I respectfully disagree with you. To start, it seems that you have a bit of a misunderstanding of US immigration law. These people are undocumented because they crossed the border illegally. This means that when you say 131,000 innocent people were deported, you leave out that fact that they are no actually innocent, they violated a law they clearly knew existed. To that point, anyone who crosses the border illegally with their family or does so alone and then starts a family here is clearly not doing what is best for their family, or they would have planned ahead and not committed such a crime. The immigration laws are in place in this country for a reason, and I cannot see a reason the United States government would owe foreigners who are breaking their laws anything.

  • Lilian commented on the post, Police Brutality 3 years ago

    Dear Jasmine:

    I am disappointed after reading your post, “Police Brutality” because police should take action when someone is doing something really messed up and in most cases it does not matter police do whatever they want with people even when they are not doing nothing wrong.

    One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “ Almost every…[Read more]

  • Lilian commented on the post, Gun Control 3 years ago

    Dear trip :
    I am surprised by your post , “Gun Control” because most people be buying guns. Most of the people that buys guns are people that are involved with gangs.
    One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “if no one was allowed to buy guns they would still be bought and solid like drugs and there would be even less regulation and m…[Read more]

  • Dear Surako:
    I am surprise with your post, “Abusive relationships,” because I know that is something that happens everywhere in the world. Also, not many guys think that is something important to research about.

    One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “Most studies of relational aggression have involved children or adolescents; the s…[Read more]

  • Dear Isa :
    I am disappointed with your post, “Can we genetically modify cows to produce chocolate milk,” because it’s not giving us much information about cows. Also most of the things you wrote were your personal opinions which it makes me think that you did really do much of a research.
    One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “Wh…[Read more]

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