AVANCE Featured in Austin Statesman

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

By Juan Castillo – American-Statesman Staff

For much of the past 12 years, Brenda Martinez and her family lived in a bubble, self-isolated to their own detriment, the Honduran and Austin resident readily admits.

With limited English skills, and unfamiliar with educational and other opportunities available in this country, Martinez, her husband, Luis Zuniga, and their three children rarely ventured outside their neighborhood, an experience she said is common among Spanish-speaking immigrants, especially new arrivals.

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