Even when Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez takes much-needed breathers from the onslaught of political pressure she faces, the Congresswoman is still doing work for her community.
The Representative of New York’s 14th district (which includes areas of the Bronx and Queens largely populated by Latinx folks) sat down with PRX’s Latino USA for an intimate, mask-off interview released on Saturday. Among the many topics covered, she focused on the unique hardships Latinx people faced throughout Donald Trump’s time in office and during the pandemic especially.
Specifically, Ocasio-Cortez championed the need for everyone impacted to “recognize trauma,” an especially poignant message to send during Mental Health Awareness Month. Read more…
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AOC speaks out on mental health and Latinx trauma post-Trump published first on https://twitter.com/XySpyblog