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Voces of a Pandemic

Featured Stories

These are from the Voces of a Pandemic, a collaboration of universities and other institutions across the country, documenting the Latina/o experience in the U.S.
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Alicia Cisneros

Alicia Cisneros  

Voces of a Pandemic

By: Voces Staff

Alicia Cisneros works as a dental assistant in Elgin, Illinois. Due to COVID her work closed for almost two months (March to late May) and they only attended to emergencies. Although the staff and herself always had enough...

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Sandra Gonzalez

Sandra Gonzalez  

Voces of a Pandemic

By: Voces Staff

Sandra Gonzalez is a registered nurse based in San Antonio. Her focus is on pregnant women, new mothers and their newborns. However, COVID-19 has brought changes to her work environment that affect how she practices health...

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Fernando Jimenez

Fernando Jimenez  

Voces of a Pandemic

By: Voces Staff

Fernando Jimenez was born in Valle de Bravo, Mexico, and at 27 years old found himself in the United States in pursuit of the “American Dream.” Since his first day in the U.S., work has been his main...

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Anthony Medrano

Anthony Medrano  

By: Trent Thompson

Anthony Medrano is a modern mariachi master. He has performed at the White House and internationally, co-directed an annual mariachi festival at the Hollywood Bowl, and been a member...

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Services

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We are happy to share our photographs and other materials with other organizations. Please contact us to discuss your request, and click on the camera icon for our permission form and terms of usage. Our email is voces@utexas.edu.

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We will make DVDs of recorded interviews for a small charge.

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For educators

We can supply material for classroom discussions.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday Dec. 1
GivingTuesday
All-day event
Voces Oral History Center

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