Elba Armstrong-Rivera

Elba Armstrong-Rivera was born in Ciales, Puerto Rico in 1958. She held various teaching and administrative positions  in Lorain schools, including principal of Lakeview. She has also served with the Lorain County Community Foundation and as president of the Coalition of Hispanic Issues and Progress (CHIP). In her interview, Armstrong-Rivera describes her community engagement and philanthropy work, the importance of bilingual programs, and her own family experiences navigating the language barrier.