Interview with 11-year-old Luis and his mother Juana. I asked him some questions about what his going to school meant for his family.
– The Mexican American Network of Students (MANOS) is a grassroots community organization offering free after-school tutoring services while also promoting active family involvement in schooling and positive views toward ethnic and linguistic identities.
– The mission of MANOS is to promote educational attainment, committed leadership, and civic engagement among underserved students living in New York City with a particular focus on those of Mexican descent.
– Through a variety of civic and educational partnerships, MANOS provides positive guidance and support for underserved youth and their families.