Now in its tenth year, WETA Hometown Heroes is an Emmy Award-winning multimedia project that heralds individuals who improve their communities and encourages others to volunteer service. WETA produces television profiles on each hero and their work in the community.
From cherished mainstays to a new generation of up-and-coming spots, Neighborhood Eats explores a distinct, vibrant collection of local restaurants, cafes and chefs in neighborhoods throughout the capital region.
Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.