What’s up Eastie?

Welcome to What’s Up Eastie!!! a Zumix Radio show about local, East Boston issues. On this show we talk about the local context, then zoom out to take a big picture view. Local youth, residents, activists, and politicians stop by the show to break down the issues so please listen in…

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19th Suffolk Special Election – Candidate Interview (Juan Jaramillo)

Policies of transformative change must be led and drafted by people with lived experience.” – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley at a campaign event with State Rep Candidate Juan Jaramillo

I understand the acute pains immigrant families experience. I have gone through it myself.” – Juan Jaramillo

“My campaign is resolute in the idea that we have to make transformative change.” – Juan Jaramillo

Addressing immigrant issues benefit the larger economy and benefits us all.” – Juan Jaramillo

Listen to the full interview on Zumix Radio here.

Listen to State Representative Candidate Juan Jaramillo talk about his childhood, the reason he is running, and the vision he has for 19th Suffolk MA.

State Senator Jamie Eldridge with Juan Jaramillo

Mr. Jaramillo has garnered endorsements from leading progressives such as Senator Sanders, Congresswoman Pressley, State Senator Eldridge, State Senator Becca Rausch, State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz, and Boston City Councilor and mayoral candidate Michelle Wu. Besides local (Revere) former and current elected officials have endorsed him as well.

The election is on March 2, 2021.

If you are unsure where to vote, you can find out at

Listen to the full interview here. Host: Kannan Thiruvengadam

CoronaVirus update

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