Sofia Alvarez, Local Neighbor & Wellness Center Worker
Martha interviews Sofia Alvarez, a local resident who recently relocated to Boyle Heights and works at the Wellness Center. Recorded at the Sounds of California: Boyle Heights Festival (October 2021).
Sofia Alvarez grew up in Orange County but recently relocated to Boyle Heights to work and take care of her grandmother. During her conversation with Martha, Sofia talks about her recent involvement with the Wellness Center and how living in Boyle Heights has allowed her learn about her family's history in beautiful ways. She shares sentiments of wonder, gratitude and excitment in expressing the ways that the neighborhood has allowed her to discover new pieces of her cultural identity.