As state representative Liz Miranda has used her platform to shed light on the racial and economic disparities of the coronavirus pandemic, she has also faced her own personal tragedies. Her grandmother died in April, although it was not confirmed whether she was COVID-19 positive. A few weeks later, Miranda tested positive for coronavirus, along with fifteen other relatives, including her father, who was hospitalized. She joined Jim Braude to discuss.
Since elected in 2018, Elizabeth “Liz” Miranda has served as State Representative in the 5th Suffolk District of Roxbury and Dorchester. Representative Miranda currently serves on the Joint Committee(s) on Community Development and Small Businesses, Public Safety and Homeland Security, Veterans and Federal Affairs, and the Joint Committee on the Judiciary.