During the interview Mirna talked about her involvement with Casa Familiar’s Youth Center and how she is able to make an impact on the students lives but also how they impact her life. She talked about how not places like Casa exist down in San Ysidro. Mirna also shared how she grew up going to Casa and that they are the reason along with other resources why she was able to go to college and achieve her goals. Mirna also expressed that even with all the work that she’s done with Casa there’s still a lot more to be done.
June 13, 2018
Interview with Mirna Cruz
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