This Latina Is Fighting For Her Community By Running For Congress

by Yvette Montoya

When something isn’t working out we tend to ask “si sirve o no sirve” which translates literally to “does it serve or doesn’t it serve?” But when was the last time we asked ourselves that about our Congressperson? With Primary Elections coming up and the heated debates about issues like: immigration, healthcare, education, climate change, women’s rights, affordable housing and criminal justice reform—it’s time to start asking who is serving who? It’s a question Congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has made the center of her campaign ethos—and it’s working. She is the first Latina and the first woman or color to...

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