Safiya Martinez

10:31am

Fri August 16, 2013
Arts & Culture

Teacher turns a challenging year in the classroom into a performance

Safiya Martinez's "So You Can Hear Me” is now playing now at the Marsh Theatre in San Francisco

At 23 years old, Safiya Martinez was looking for a job teaching in public schools in New York. To get her credentials faster, she chose to teach at one of the toughest middle schools in the South Bronx, in a program for challenged kids.

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