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0011 Adelante Pronto! - Remembering the true meaning of Veteran’s Day: George Banda a Vietnam Veteran

0011 Adelante Pronto! - Remembering the true meaning of Veteran’s Day: George Banda a Vietnam Veteran

November 23, 2020

What does Veterans Day mean to you? Adelante Pronto!has the honor to talk to George Banda, a Vietnam veteran who will share with us some of his memories, and what Veterans Day means to him and his family.

 George Banda served in the U. S. Army and in December of 1969, he joined the elite “Screaming Eagles” 101st Airborne Division, as a combat medic. As a member of the 101st Airborne Division, he earned many distinguished commendations in Vietnam.

George and his wife Lorraine, call Milwaukee home.  He continues to serve veterans as Adjutant of Milwaukee County Purple Heart, Chapter #818, and is a founding member, and Past State Commander of the American GI-Forum, a National Latino veteran’s organization.  He is a life member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Vietnam Veterans of America. A proud member of the 101st Airborne Division Association and serves as the Secretary of the Old Abe Chapter, Inc. of Wisconsin. He is the past president of the Allied Veterans Council of Milwaukee County and is the current president of the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center Veterans Board, and a member of the War Memorial Board of Trustees. George Banda sits on many other committee’s throughout the state of Wisconsin as an advocate for all Veterans.

0010 Rita Saavedra

0010 Rita Saavedra

November 5, 2020

Adelante Pronto! talked to Rita Saavedra from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield about services they provide including the importance of having health insurance, Telehealth and mental health services. She also shared how Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield is providing different services and engaging in our Milwaukee Latino community during this difficult time of COVID-19.

Music provided by: Dee Yan-Key

0009 Luz Chaparro Hernández / SPAN

0009 Luz Chaparro Hernández / SPAN

October 28, 2020

Adelante Pronto! habló con Luz Chaparro Hernández, maestra en una escuela pública de Milwaukee, y habló de sus experiencias durante este período de la pandemia como le ha afectado personal y profesionalmente. Como madre de un recién graduado de la escuela secundaria, también conversamos sobre el término del año escolar virtual y la transición a la universidad en medio de un ambiente de incertidumbre. También hablamos de cómo se enfrenta a las expectativas de la escuela y cómo está preparando a sus estudiantes y padres para el nuevo año escolar virtual en medio de Covid-19.

 

0008 Luz Chaparro Hernández/ENG

0008 Luz Chaparro Hernández/ENG

October 28, 2020

Adelante Pronto! spoke with Luz Chaparro Hernández, a teacher in Milwaukee Public Schools, and talked about her experiences during this period of the pandemic and how it has affected her personally and professionally. As the mother of a recent high school graduate, we also talked about the end of the virtual school year and the transition to college in the midst of an uncertain environment. She also shared how she is coping with school expectations, and how she is preparing her students and parents for the new virtual school year in the midst of Covid-19. 

 

0007 Francisca Meráz/SPAN

0007 Francisca Meráz/SPAN

October 22, 2020

Adelante Pronto! habló con Francisca Meráz, una maestra en una escuela secundaria pública de Milwaukee, quien habló de sus experiencias durante este período de la pandemia. También compartió sobre cómo se enfrenta a las nuevas expectativas de la escuela y cómo está preparando a sus estudiantes y padres para el nuevo año escolar virtual en medio de Covid-19.

0006 Francisca Meráz/ENG

0006 Francisca Meráz/ENG

October 22, 2020

Adelante Pronto! talked to Francisca Meráz, a Milwaukee Public School teacher at a local high school, and discussed her experiences during this period of the pandemic. Also, she shared about how she deals with the new school expectations and how she is preparing her students and parents for the new virtual school year amidst Covid-19.

0005 Juliana Zarate

0005 Juliana Zarate

October 20, 2020

Adelante Pronto! talked to Juliana Zarate, a recent high school graduate from Milwaukee, and discussed her experiences and how Covid-19 has changed her life. We discussed her family life, mental health and her college plans during this uncertain time.

0004 Mykel Nayeri

0004 Mykel Nayeri

September 16, 2020

Adelante Pronto! talked to Mikel Nayeri, a recent high school graduate from Milwaukee, and discussed his experiences and how Covid-19 has changed his life. Mikel also shared his future college plans and expectations during this uncertain time. 

 

 

0003 Maricella Nayeri

0003 Maricella Nayeri

September 16, 2020

Adelante Pronto! talked to Maricella Nayeri, parent of a high school graduate from Milwaukee, who discussed her experiences of her son’s graduation amidst the pandemic, college life next steps, and how COVID-19 has changed their family lives. She also shares how she is coping to stay positive during this challenging time.

0002 Carlos Hernández (Spanish Version)

0002 Carlos Hernández (Spanish Version)

September 16, 2020

Adelante Pronto! habló con Carlos Hernández, un graduado de la escuela secundaria de Milwaukee, quien compartió sus experiencias y cómo COVID-19 ha cambiado su vida. Carlos también comparte sus futuros planes y expectativas para la universidad durante este tiempo incierto.

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