Carmen Danna

Carmen Danna Voces - Oral History Project

Date of Birth: 
October 10, 1961

Place of Birth: 
San Antonio


Interviewed By: 
Natalie Venegas

Date of Interview: 
March 31, 2019

Place of Interview: 
Corpus Christi


By: Voces Staff

Carmen Danna was born in San Antonio, TX and grew up in Devine,TX she is a former elementary school teacher and has experienced different forms of discrimination throughout her life. She reflects on her experience growing up in a small town and the importance the role of education had on her. She discusses the many disparities she experienced in the education system and why she still believes that education play a vital role in our lives. She goes on to say that as Hispanics we need to learn to be proud of who we are and our culture and to not let anyone take that away from us.