From a Profile in the Santa Fe Reporter: March 11, 2009
Having risen from a self-described “homeless welfare mother” in New York’s Lower East Side, journalist, author and community organizer Soledad Santiago seems to embody the American, pull-your-own-bootstraps ideal. Yet her experiences taught her hardships are better overcome with the help of others. Santiago, 62, brings that outlook to her new job as on-site director of the Triangle District Resource Center on Hopewell Street, which has served the Hopewell-Mann housing project and the surrounding neighborhood since October….
“Theater combines everything that you need for community uplift. There’s an opportunity when you write together to turn into art some of the most painful things and thereby rise above. I’ve seen it happen.” –Santa Fe Reporter