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A Central American indigenous dance troupe from UC Berkeley, leads a “friendship dance” at Junipero Serra’s he annual Halloween-Día de los Muertos celebration. Most of Junipero Serra’s students are immigrants or the children of immigrants, mainly from Latin America. So all gatherings are conducted in both Spanish and English, and parents in both groups make a conscious effort to build community across cultural and linguistic barriers, Principal Evelyn Cheung said. “These are not isolated groupings. They work together and they’ve built trust.” Credit: Tearsa Joy Hammock / Public Press

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