Tag Archives: Boyle Heights

poem, sin ella

“Sin Ella” by Roberto Juarez Besos como una bebida fuerte Que pasa sobre los labios Y calienta el pecho Ojos hermosos que prometen, Inspiran, aman, y tal vez mienten Pasion y amor, la mujer latina Que como las olas del … Continue reading

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new documentary featuring Roberto Juarez

for your information I am featured in a new documentary entitled “raised by the badge” producers are my sons, Nicholas Juarez and Michael Juarez. please go to Facebook.com/Raised by the badge. in post production now contact nic.caperfilmsla@gmail.com   Raised by the … Continue reading

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“moms’ heart of gold”

“Moms’ heart of gold” The young mother to be looked over all the gifts she had received for her first child. She wondered if she would be as good a mom as her mom was to her. Among all the … Continue reading

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“la fe” poem

“La Fe” Yo no ando apurado Tengo Dios aqui a mi lado Yo no sigo preocupado Tengo un angel al otro lado En las noches muy oscuras la luz de Dios yo sigo Alumbrando mi camino Con su amor y … Continue reading

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Improved Park in Boyle Heights–Evergreen

One of the many challenges facing urban communities is well-equipped parks for children.  A step in the right direction was taken recently at Evergreen Park in Boyle Heights.  The project was a collaboration between the Los Angeles Department of Recreation … Continue reading

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No Boy Babies: Not wanting a future gang member

I was recently talking to a mother who grew up in the rough part of Boyle Heights. She was talking about starting her family back in the 1990’s. For some reason, I asked her the difficult question, “I guess you … Continue reading

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David Botello, artist

I have recently been catching up with my friend David Botello. We grew up together in Boyle Heights. He has always been an artist. He is best known for murals and streetscapes. He has several murals projects at the moment, … Continue reading

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