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KSHB Honors Local Latinx Leaders for Hispanic Heritage Month

Where were you born and raised?
I was born in Miami Beach, Florida.

What is your family heritage?
My family is from Nicaragua.

What is your occupation?
I run a nonprofit organization.

How have you supported or contributed to the local Hispanic/Latinx community?
I founded the Latinx Education Collaborative to increase the representation of Latinx education professionals in K-12.

How do you connect with your Hispanic/Latinx culture?
I love our music, food, our connection to family, and the contributions that our community has to done to make this country better.

What is your favorite childhood memory?
I loved visiting my family in Nicaragua and Costa Rica.

What does Hispanic Heritage Month mean to you?
It’s a great time to learn about Hispanic leaders and celebrate the contributions of our community.

In your opinion, what is the most important issue facing the Hispanic/Latinx community?
Representation. Our community continues to grow but we are underrepresented in leadership and decision-making positions.

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