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Serving migrant children ages 9–17 at the Casa Blanca Children’s Shelter in San Antonio,The Migrant Children’s Project provides workshops in painting and poetry with artist and writer Regina Moya. Most of these children are deported back to the dangerous situations that they hoped to leave behind in their homelands of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua. However, the Migrant Children’s Project offers them a ray of hope—the opportunity to share their life stories and dreams through art—and an inspiring glimpse of life in the United States. In Moya’s words: “The kids benefit tremendously from the hours they spend writing and painting. They know that despite the uncertainty of their lives at this time, they are able to create something beautiful that fills them with pride.”

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