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Shoebox Stories is a unique “story-holding” project, where people stand in another person’s shoes by reading aloud their story, saying their words and feeling the weight they carry.
Season #1 of Shoebox Stories - UndocuAmerica is a 12 episode podcast series in which national leaders read the autobiographical stories of young undocumented writers with DACA. Listen to Jorge Ramos, Gloria Steinem, Nicholas Kristof and others read powerful stories from the front lines of immigration policy.

Shoebox Stories: UndocuAmerica Series Motus Theater

    • Society & Culture

Shoebox Stories is a unique “story-holding” project, where people stand in another person’s shoes by reading aloud their story, saying their words and feeling the weight they carry.
Season #1 of Shoebox Stories - UndocuAmerica is a 12 episode podcast series in which national leaders read the autobiographical stories of young undocumented writers with DACA. Listen to Jorge Ramos, Gloria Steinem, Nicholas Kristof and others read powerful stories from the front lines of immigration policy.

    I Was Made for the Light

    I Was Made for the Light

    Nicholas Kristof is an American journalist and political commentator. A winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, he is a regular CNN contributor and writes an op-ed column for The New York Times. He reads the story of Reydesel Salvidrez-Rodriguez, a legally deaf undocumented young man who was on the verge of killing himself before the DACA program was created that gave temporary legal status to undocumented young people brought to the U.S. before age 16 by their parents.

    • 24 min
    Returning Home

    Returning Home

    Activist and writer, Gloria Steinem reads Kiara Chavez’s tender story of flying home to Mexico for the first time since she was age four to see her ailing grandmother.

    • 26 min
    The Meaning of Courage

    The Meaning of Courage

    Jorge Ramos is a Mexican-born American journalist and author. Regarded as the best-known Spanish-language news anchor in the United States of America, he has been referred to as "The Walter Cronkite of Latin America". He reads Cristian Solano-Córdova’s story of strategizing to protect his eight-year-old sister, who is an American citizen, in the event her mother gets deported.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

MotionLaw.com ,

Absolutely Brilliant

5 Stars ✨ This podcast is top-notched, special & inspiring. I encourage you to listen..you won’t regret it. Well done!! We can’t wait to hear more, Motion Law Immigration.

Analiese Ross ,

Truly Inspiring

This Podcast is truly moving and inspiring. The story is personal, raw and emotional and the musical accompaniment is just as powerful! I would highly recommend!

m-e-n ,

Thought provoking, honest

How better to understand the live of undocumented people than from their own stories. This is wonderful.

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