21 for ’21: MariaElena De La Garza isn’t interested in going backward

MariaElena De La Garza, executive director of Watsonville-based Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County

Her mother used to tell her, Cada quien pone su granito de arena — “Everyone puts in their grain of sand.” As MariaElena De La Garza remembers it, that was her mother’s way to evoke collective action, to illustrate the individual’s responsibility to her community. – READ FULL ARTICLE


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