Stories from the Field

Serving my Latinx heritage in the Brooklyn community

“However, over time I have come to realize that my identity as Latina is more than being able to speak perfect Spanish. Instead I consider my experiences that are inextricably tied to Latinx identity and how those have shaped who I am. I think about the family gatherings, full of salsa and soca, that always felt like a party, and which also often occurred at my favorite aunt’s house right here in the neighborhood where I am serving with FoodCorps.”

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