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What is your name?
Bianca Lopez Azamar
What do you do in the community?
I work at Safe Harbor as a Bilingual Family advocate for domestic violence survivors in our community.
What is your –or your family’s- country of origin?
My family's country of origin is Mexico.
What is something that stands out about Mexico?
What stands out about Mexico to me is definitely the culture, food, music, customs and traditions.
What is something that you miss?
Extended family who still lives there, I wish I could see them more often.
What is something you wish people knew about Mexico?
Mexico is much more than violence and poverty, yes that is happening but the whole country is not consumed by it. It is a beautiful country that deserves to be appreciated for its beauty and rich history.
Is there something you wish were different about Mexico?
I wish Mexico would spend more funds on education and the rural communities and less on the tourist area which has plenty of income already (but don't plenty of countries do this as well?)
What is your favorite food from Mexico?
Chiles poblanos rellenos de queso
What is your favorite song by someone from Mexico?
Eso y más by Joan Sebastian