Voces of a Pandemic Stories

Subject Collection Story Interviewed By
Elizabeth Villa
Elizabeth Villa

By: Voces Staff

Elizabeth Villa is a 51-year-old kindergarten teacher and mother of six. She has five sons and one daughter and is also a grandmother to two girls. She has been teaching for 20 years and has lived all... Read More

Vincent Pena
Fernando Jimenez
Fernando Jimenez

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... Read More

Vincent Peña
Rosana Resende
Rosana Resende

By: Voces Staff

Rosana Resende, a resident of Florida, is a post-secondary instructor transitioning into a job with the federal government in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. She is dealing with challenges as an instructor... Read More

Jackie Pedota
Sandra Gonzalez
Sandra Gonzalez

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... Read More

Dominique Montiel Valle
Yajaira Rangel
Yajaira Rangel

By: Voces Staff

Yajaira Rangel, an elementary school teacher in Mesquite, Texas, has had to figure out how to teach her students online during the COVID-19 pandemic. She says the pandemic has impacted her financially, mentally... Read More

Evelyn Ambriz