When Iris Martinez was elected the first Latina ever to run the Circuit Court of Cook County, she chose education policy expert Cristina Pacione-Zayas to succeed her in the Illinois State Senate.
Reset sits down with the two generations of Puerto Rican women leaders from the Northwest Side of Chicago to talk about passing the torch and what they both aim to achieve in their new roles.
GUESTS: Cristina Pacione-Zayas, Illinois state senator; associate vice president of policy at the Erikson Institute
Iris Martinez, clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County; former Illinois state senator
via WBEZ Chicago
January 13, 2021 at 09:41PM