Juana Sanchez lives in New York City. Her daughters Ana (12) and Mariana Garcia (8) are in the eighth and fourth grades, respectively. She came to the United States five years ago, and has always been involved in her children’s education. She participated in an after-school program offered by the Committee for Hispanic Children and Families (CHCF) that included a course called Parent Engagement. She is currently working for CHCF as a teacher’s assistant.