“Alcaraz contacted Alvarado and began attending Community Organizing and Family Issues, or COFI, meetings.
‘I wanted to get some help with things needed in my neighborhood and at my kids’ school,’ Alcaraz said. ‘So, that just gave me the feeling of having a voice. And this is a way we help each other out. I love volunteering. I love helping out. We just felt like the perfect fit to what I have been trying to accomplish on this.'”
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