Karen and Enrique León

Season 4 Episode 8 | 7m 20s

Karen and Enrique León struggled to stay in their rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood on musicians’ salaries. The longtime Pilsen residents are mariachis, and the money they make from live performances has dipped with the closure of neighborhood clubs. Now an experiment in cooperative housing is giving them hope.

Aired: 02/22/22

Rating: NR

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FIRSTHAND is a local public television program presented by WTTW.