I look forward to seeing you at the premiere!

Join me, Manuel Romero, author of "MI' America: The Evolution of an American Family," on a journey to bring this captivating story to life as a documentary.

Partnering with a small production company, we're ready to capture the essence of "MI' America" on film. However, I now need your support to complete this project. Your contribution will help cover production costs, travel expenses, and gear for the film crew. Whether you can spare $5 or $500, every donation counts. Please consider sharing this donation link to help us preserve our heritage and bring this inspiring American story to the screen.

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Documentary adaptation

We are excited to announce a documentary adaptation! It will be approximately 1 hour in length. Look for the full video presentation to be available right here on Mi'America2020 in a 4-part series! View the trailer now by clicking either English or Spanish versions.



Miamerica Documentary trailer
Eight Generations

Eight Generations

Eight generation of Romero/Madrid/Lopez in pictures from 1830 to 2022.
Mi America Video Background Monument Valley Utah
Governor Bill Richardson

"A Sweeping


A story for all Americans

Civic leaders, government officials, scholars and citizens are raving over Manuel Romoero's new book. It's a delight to read for anyone interested in American history and the narrative of how the Nuevomejcanos helped shaped our country.

Book cover Mi America The evolution of an America family

"A sweeping narrative of family, culture, and community"

His extensive research of the lives of his mother and father unearth a detailed and panoramic vision of Northern New Mexican history.
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson

"A major accomplishment"

The book is a major accomplishment for a Chicano Civil Rights activist, civic leader, non-profit executive, and professor. If you listen closely, you can hear the strains of alabados in the background blended with “Europa.”
Dr. Theresa Martínez, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Utah

"Readers will be informed, uplifted, and inspired"

Mi America, his well-chronicled family journey - from Spain to Mexico to New Mexico to Utah - is an important contribution to the history of America and the significant impact made by Nuevomejcanos over hundreds of years. 
The Honorable Mickey Ibarra, Chairman of the Latino Leaders Network


Manuel Romero was born in Rodarte, New Mexico. He graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, completed political science graduate work at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico in Mexico City, and received a master’s degree in political science from the University of New Mexico in 1987.
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