Alexandra Oliver-Davila often tells the youth at Mission Hill’s Sociedad Latina be careful about what they say, because quite often it could come true.
Coming to Sociedad Latina began to reverse those experiences.
It helped me to heal my soul.”For the past four years, that journey has also included being a member of the Boston School Committee, shouldering the role of community organizer and public official often in the same sentence.
She said working on the School Committee, she has learned important lessons about both sides of the podium – that of advocate and that of public official.
“We cover a lot of things on the School Committee and everything seems urgent and important,” she said.