"[I] started it because I thought my voice was missing in the mainstream dialogue on television,” Perez said. “Barbara Walters didn’t see fit to put a Latina on The View, so, five years later, here we are.”
The show, which tackles universal topics from a Latina perspective, is now being seen through syndication all over Texas, Northern México, Latin America, Europe and Canada through the power of social media.
It's also attracted some big time interviews:
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor; Astronaut José Hernández; Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto González; UH President Dr. Renu Khator; Soccer great Brian Ching; San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro; comedian Paul Rodríguez; Olympians Marlen Esparza/ Steven López and Gloria Steinem to name a few.
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She is joined by co-producer and co-host, Sofía Adrogué, a noted Houston community leader and lawyer.
In Houston, you can see Latina Voices: Smart Talk Sunday mornings on KHOU 11 and HoustonPBS Channel 8. The show is independently produced by HTV.
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