AFT Member First Latina on Detroit City Council

November 7, 2013

AFT member Raquel Castañeda-López became the first Latina woman to be elected Tuesday to the Detroit City Council. The Wayne State University adviser was raised in a union family. Her immigrant father was a member of Plasterers and Cement Masons (OPCMIA) Local 6 in Detroit and her mother was a Rural Letter Carriers' member.

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