Elva Yañez, member of federal advisory committee, shares vision
We interviewed Elva Yañez, senior advisor for parks, land use and the built environment at Prevention Institute. She’s one of the representatives for the general public on the Advisory Committee on Reconciliation in Place Names committee established by Interior Sec. Deb Haaland in order to confront harmful place names in our nation.
Check out Elva’s thoughts on how she got into place names work, the importance of changing harmful place names, and the future of this movement.