In January, Athens Patch featured a story on two doctoral students who created a short film on the welfare of Latinos.
Now, Tobie Bass, a language and literacy education student, has created another digital story that highlights the experiences of Latino high school students.
Bass grew up in Georgia and is a former teacher. While she created her first digital story to raise awareness on issues surrounding anti-immigrant legislation and education in Georgia, this one highlights stereotypes that Latino students face.
“The students chose the images, music and quotes,” Bass said, “and I wove them together in various ways until we decided it was telling the story they wanted to tell.”
Their purpose is to reach a wider audience with their message of acceptance, and to raise awareness on how we see ourselves and others.
“We… hear a lot of anti-immigrant talk that is misinformed