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We have served over two hundred youth in Orange County, California, Austin, Texas, and Phoenix, Arizona. Barrio Writers continues to strive to raise substantial support in order to publish more youth, keep growing our programs through community partnerships and writing advisors. Barrio Writers anthologies. We couldnt be where we are without such a formative beginning. As is the case with any book, the publishing process has been an overwhelming experience. But every time I witness a Barrio Writer stand behind a microphone, share their own words while holding the. Writers Look Back at Their First Novels, Jane Austen App, and More by Staff, daily News, online Only, posted, macArthur Genius fellows announced; Daniel Handler and wife give 1 million to Planned Parenthood; confessional writings legacy; and other news. As a community, we will bridge the gap between our youth, cultural pride and higher education; through collaboration we will cultivate diversity in and out of the classroom, raise role models, and offer a new voice in literature. Sarah Rafael Garcia, barrio Writers founder. My personal goal is to get the. Barrio Writers books in classrooms across the nation. I also strive to establish a way to support our volunteer writing advisors. Summer 2015 will be the first year the Center of Mexican American Studies (cmas) at the University of Texas at Austin offers a stipend for a student to volunteer as a Barrio. I realized I kept writing because I insist on empowering the youth to write. So in a way, we all must share our stories to be better adults and invest in our community.