Awisi Bustos is the Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Illinois Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs. She spoke to Community Voices about the Boys & Girls Clubs in Illinois and how they provide opportunities that have lasting effects on youth. She also shared her experience growing up in other countries and how it formed her perspective on helping others.
The separation of families at the US-Mexico border has caused many to voice outrage over what they see as an inhumane policy. Dozens of children separated…