Stephanie Serrano, Former Resident & Community Advocate
Eva Garcia interviews former Boyle Heights resident and community advocate, Stephanie Serrano at the Sounds of California: Boyle Heights Festival (October 2021)
Stephanie grew up in various neighborhoods of East Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley, and is a graduate of Garfield High School (Class of 2002). During her interview with Martha, Stephanie shares some of her favorite memories in Boyle Heights, particularly going to backyard punk shows and hearing the sounds of local street vendors throughout the neighborhood. She also underlines the importance of amplifying and preserving community voices in the realm of local politics.