Write an essay to answer the question above. Using your ideas, class notes, course readings/texts/films and personal experiences to help you answer the question. The evidence you provide to develop your answer (thesis) should/can from yourself. Your thesis should be modeled after the Three Story Thesis model we will cover in class.
“Who are your people (immediate/extended family, friends who feel more like family than our families of origin, teammates, co-workers, etc) and how have they shaped you in both positive and negative ways? Do you feel like you’re able to cultivate an appreciation for the richness, beauty, and primacy of your familial and community backgrounds?” Finally, in general, what are some of the ways families (in general) make it difficult for their students to go to college, even as these communities try to support their students?