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Studs interview with five Puerto Rican boys: Hector, Jose, Victor, Harry and Carlos. Two other young men enter the conversation at the end: Raphael and Benjamin. Each boy describes a memory and some express a desire to return to Puerto Rico, while others wish to stay in America. The boys describe some about gang life with the Latin Kings and the violent relationship between gangs in Chicago. Studs suggests a peace conference with all gang leaders, and the boys describe their opinion of the outcome of such a meeting.
Studs interview with Mel Lambert and five Puerto Rican boys (Harry, Carlos, Vic, Jose, and Hector) about their life in Puerto Rico and Chicago. They discuss learning English and other subjects in the jobs project. The five boys talk about gang involvement and interactions with other race and ethnic groups. They also discuss their goals, economic opportunity in Chicago, and their difficult experiences of learning English and getting an education.