Property Manager and Active Ironbound Resident
When Madalena moved to the U.S. from Brazil, she did not speak a word of English, but she always admired the country and wanted to experience something new. The integration process was a challenge as she learned the language and worked through having two cultural identities. She realized that she could help other immigrants find the support she received so she worked as a liaison and built a community network to connect people in her neighborhood.
Immigrants need understanding and respect