Maria Agosto explains how the Hispanic community on the Near West Side, specifically in the Metro West neighborhood, is affected by various social and economic issues, including impending gentrification, the lack of a strong Hispanic professional culture, and the inadequate awareness of helpful community programs and services. Much of Agosto's professional career has focused on the empowerment of young professionals. She suggests that the neighborhood will be strengthened through an investment in the community's youth.
Agosto, Maria (interviewee)
Nemeth, Sarah (interviewer)
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"Maria Agosto interview, 31 July 2017" (2017). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 944040.