Elena Martinez

A folklorist at City Lore and cultural supporter, Elena Martínez is an advisory board member for the Bronx Music Heritage Center, Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation, Dancing in the Streets South Bronx Cultural Trail, and the Centro Archives. She co-produced the documentary From Mambo to Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale, which won the National Council of La Raza (2007) ALMA Award for Best TV Documentary.

Centro Voices (ISSN: 2379-3864).
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