Kassandra Cordova, Youth Organizer
Martha Escudero interviews Kassandra Cordova, an active organizer for the Invest in Youth Coalition. Recorded at the Sounds of California: Boyle Heights Festival (October 2021).
Kassandra Cordova is an active community organizer and leader from East Los Angeles who is passionate about youth involvement in community organizing. She talks with Martha and Eva about how their involvement with nonprofits began and the story behind the Invest In Youth Coalition--an initiative that began in Boyle Heights and grew throughout Los Angeles County, dedicated to advocating for students in LAUSD's underserved and underfunded schools. Kassandra also shares her thoughts on the welcoming sights and sounds that she associates with the Boyle Heights community.