Mohamed Hassan, N. (2019). Living biculturally. Journal of Youth Development, 14(2). Retrieved from http://jyd.pitt.edu/ojs/jyd/article/view/19-14-02-E-YS-04
Immigrant youth navigate a number of environments. Oftentimes these young people find themselves in between two spaces: one environment where they have to act a specific way in order to fit in with their peers and another environment where they can truly be themselves because there is a shared sense of culture with their peers. The following essay provides a glimpse into the life of one young person as she navigates what she refers to as a “split reality.” Highlighting experiences around use of language and religion, this essay provides insightful perspectives for youth development practitioners.