Our founder, Julio I. Cardenas has the passion and talent for educating people, especially teenagers, about what it is to be an immigrant, the importance of speaking a second language, and fulfilling the American dream. He has been invited by Darien High School to speak to Spanish classes about the importance of being bilingual and all the opportunities that come with it. He was also invited to town hall by a local Peruvian organization, to speak to the 2017 Peruvian-American High School graduates about the importance of never forgetting their roots,
“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt.
the values they have been taught at home by their families, and the importance of speaking a second language. The success of that presentation led to an invitation to return and speak to this year’s Darien High School’s graduating class.