Party of Five x ATTN:

Freeform’s Party of Five (2020) features a Latinx family coping with life after five siblings are left struggling to maintain the family unit when their parents are deported. Freeform and ATTN: partnered up to develop a series of videos in which cast members met with people whose life trajectories involved similar challenges to that of their characters. I met with Emily Tosta who plays Lucia in Party of Five and whose character resembles my high-school-age self in the struggles she has to overcome.

 Mariella C. Zavala РThe New York Times

Read my personal story published in the New York Times as part of the “American Dreamers” featured stories.¬†This compilation of stories provides insight into the lives of immigrants who were impacted by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in an effort to preserve DACA.





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