Pride in Boyle Heights: Jaci Cortez Radio Pulso

In and out of foster homes while coming to terms with her sexuality, there was a time when Jaci Cortez found herself facing unique struggles tied to her intersectional identity. When the Boyle Heights Beat first spoke to her in 2018, she was a student at East Los Angeles Community College studying American Sign Language while dealing with housing insecurity. Since then, Jaci has graduated from Rio Hondo College with a couple Associates Degrees. Jaci founded Sunflower Foster Youth Investment in 2020 in efforts to help current and former foster youth with resources.
  1. Pride in Boyle Heights: Jaci Cortez
  2. Women in Boyle Heights: Martha Ambriz
  3. Episode 9 – 'Tis the Season for Vegan Tamales (w/ Marlene Aguilar)
  4. Episode 8 – There's Something in the House (Halloween Episode)
  5. Ep. 8- Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month in Boyle Heights (w/ The Ear Ringers and Elianet Romero)