Angelica Salas (right) is the Executive Director for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles. Shirley Aldana-Schwarz (left) met Angelica volunteering at CHIRLA, and received her Permanent Resident card on October 15, 2007.
FROM THIS EPISODE
More From StoryCorps
Abby Leibman In 1995, Philip Donney's mother was murdered by his own father. After his mother's death, Philip and his sister were raised by their aunt, Abby Leibman. In this conversation, Philip talks to Abby about how she was thrust into the role of parent for two scared and heartbroken children and how they became a family in the aftermath of tragedy.
LATEST BLOG POSTS
Meth use is on the rise on Skid Row Midday on Skid Row, a steady stream of people filed into a small storefront on East Fourth Street. They were mostly heroin users, there to swap out dirty needles for… Read More
A very merry Tuba Christmas For Tim Hansen, a midlife crisis turned into a Christmas tradition. When he turned 40, he told his wife he was either getting a motorcycle or returning to his childhood… Read More