Ismael Chamu is studying sociology at University of California, Berkeley, the nation’s most elite public research university.
But when he leaves class, he goes home to trailer where he sleeps on the floor and lives with his brother and two sisters. The siblings often have trouble making the $650 monthly rent.
Nowruz is an ancient holiday that starts on the vernal equinox, the first day of spring, and continues for 13 days.
It celebrates nature’s renewal. 🌱