In Your Shoes video series
Each “In Your Shoes” episode serves as a window into the life of a specific person. Our goal is to elevate the voices of those often marginalized or misrepresented. We're creating a platform for Boston residents to tell their own stories.
Julia Evora is the owner of So Sabe, a Cape-Verdean inspired catering business. Julia's mother is the inspiration behind everything she does, and it was her Alzheimer's diagnosis that pushed her to take her dreams off the shelf.
Meet Jean Appolon, dancer by trade and founder of Jean Appolon Expressions in Boston.
Robyn Bonds is the head clerk at Boston Animal Care and Control, which works to make sure animals are healthy, loved, safe, licensed, vaccinated and adopted.
Meet Cassie Ramos! She is a Volunteer lawyer with Immigrant Advancement at City of Boston where she gives Free Immigration Consultations to those in need.
Meet Jasmine Lee, a local artist from Boston. She recently received a grant from the City to paint a utility box in Chinatown under the "Paint Box" project.
Listen to the stories of these two residents as they take you through their experience of being discriminated against when searching for housing.
Paloma Valenzuela is a Dominican-American director, producer, and writer, as well as the creator of "The Pineapple Diaries".
Al Wong is a kānaka maoli, a native Hawaiian, who uses inspiration from his home to build his balcony garden.
Mario Chaparro, a person in long-term recovery, is the Program Director at the Engagement Center in Boston.
Two days after Arlis was released from incarceration, he met with the City's Office of Returning Citizens. This is his story.
Alice Imbaro Palumbo
Alice is a woman on the go, and Boston's Department of Veterans Services is right by her side to lend a helping a hand.
Jerry is an advocate for seniors across Boston and has one simple message: get involved.