Bay Area Ofrendas

No experience is as universal as honoring those who have made a difference in our lives. Many Latin American cultures do so with ofrendas. KQED features voices from San Jose paying respect to their own inspirations.

Stephanie Barrajas

Ofrenda for East San Jose

Gerardo Lopez

My Life is My Ofrenda

Maribel Martinez

For All the Immigrant Fathers

Elizabeth Jiménez Montelongo

'Para Las Mujeres'

Tamara Alvarado

Valuing Art, Musicians and Song

Corrina Herrera Loera

Breaking Barriers

Harry Gregory

To Put Others First

Ugo Badu

'Mi Ofrenda Es Para Ti'

Leonela Torres

For Families on Both Sides of the Border

Josh Russell

Nurturing an Organization for All People