Radio Show #374 – Anthony Cignoli Remembers Miguel “Mike” Rivas

A prominent advocate and political personality of the Latinx community in Western Mass. has passed away this week.

He is Miguel “Mike” Rivas.

From his distinguished service to our country in the Marine Corps, to his efforts on behalf of his community, Miguel Rivas is remembered as a strong and powerful voice for his people, and for all peoples of Western Mass.

In this program, Anthony Cignoli, who knew Miguel well, remembers him not only as a community organizer but as a trailblazer for the later successes enjoyed by figures such as Adam Gomez, Jose Tosado and others.

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