Author: Amaris Castillo

Bio: Amaris Castillo is a reporter for The Lowell Sun in Lowell, Massachusetts. Her work has been featured in the Bradenton Herald, Tampa Bay Times, Fusion, Latina Magazine, the Huffington Post, Vivala, and La Galería Magazine. She is also the creator of Bodega Stories, a multimedia project featuring human stories from convenience stores known in NYC as bodegas.


In for the Long Haul: Will Host Communities Find a Permanent Place for Puerto Rican Hurricane Evacuees?

Posted on: 05 Jun 2018

Moving from emergency responses to long-term solutions.

Puerto Ricans Forced Out by the Hurricane Find Refuge in a Central Massachusetts City

Posted on: 31 Oct 2017

A mother and daughter begin their new life on the mainland.

In a (Barely) Blue County in a Red State, Anxiety and Disbelief

Posted on: 19 Dec 2016

Tampa is one of the few places in Florida that Hillary Clinton won. Immigrants there worry about the future.