Nino Emilio shipping his life at 17 from Pozzallo-Sicily to NYC
Nino Emilio, a 17 years old Sicilian full of dreams in his pockets left his little town Pozzallo in Sicily in the 50's for NYC. The arrival in the port of the Big Apple and the big shock in seeing tons of lights that were cars in the traffic, since he was accustomed to one or two at max in his town. The great emotion in joining again his own sister.
Morales founded the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation in 1963 â€śto provide for the socio-economic betterment of the greater Latino community of California, while preserving the pride, values and heritage of the Mexican American culture. This is accomplished through programs in early childhood education and family services, job training, and senior lifestyle development throughout the multi-cultural communities served by MAOFâ€ť