Christina (Jalomo) Wilson native of Wilmington, California and second generation American vividly recounts story of her grandparents emigrating to California from Mexico on the rails — and her Aunt Julia, the Pancho Villa revolutionary. They settled in Wilmington where the family has had a strong presence since the early 20th century.
Olivia Cueva Fernandez talks about growing up in mid 20th Century Wilmington and working with her father on yachts in the harbor in town.
“Mexican Americans in Wilmington,” author, Olivia Cueva Fernandez recounts the big fiestas in Wilmington that brought people to the harbor town from all over the Greater Los Angeles area — many of them arriving on the old Red Cars.
Port of Los Angeles community advocate for Wilmington, Cecilia Moreno talks about how she stayed out of trouble growing up in Wilmington and how she encouraged her nephews to paint out graffiti on weekends as a means to taking back their community.