Esperanza o dolor

By Ashley Morales/El Inde

Migrating to a different country and growing up undocumented has a major impact on one’s mental health. Many face numerous challenges and obstacles in hopes of a better life. This is the story of an undocumented/ or DACAmented migrant whose struggles pushed her to break the stigma of mental health and create her own organization: Aliento.

Ashley Morales has our story.

On January 20, 2020, Reyna Montoya was giving a speech at the MLK Day Parade in Mesa, AZ. Photo courtesy by Aliento.

Music: Come as you are by Cauldron.


Audio of MLK day parade. Courtesy of Aliento.

Audio of Reyna dancing. Courtesy of Aliento.

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