I always took my citizenship status for granted. I never questioned my privilege until I saw someone around my age in the same situation my parents were once in.
Jazmine Florencio is a high school junior who is proud of her Mexican roots. She often writes about people who are underrepresented, including people of color and mothers. She wants to use her voice to bring attention to those who are often forgotten in the eyes of society.
Over the past two years, I have become more accepting of my thoughts and writing. I enjoy writing about my communities and expressing love for my identity as a Woman of Color.
My life growing up in a family of bakers.
My whole life I have been fascinated with my mother’s hands and how they are changing over time. I decided to dedicate a poem to them.
The Writer and Becoming By Jazmine Florencio & Mary Darby We created this podcast to discuss our writing journey together.…