Courage award of the week - Benita Veliz

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The Network's Courage Award of the Week has got to go to Benita Veliz, who became the first undocumented person to address a national political convention. Forget politics for a moment. There is not a Network member who follows us closely who has not been touched by the challenge of meeting the mental health needs of undocumented children and their families. So Republican or Democrat - we don't care - this is gutsy stuff.

Check out the facebook description of this "new normal" here.

For those of you without facebook we are including her speech at the Democratic National Convention below:


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