Sonia was part of the 2021 American Academy of Arts and Sciences endeavor. Throughout the year they examined the impact and importance of arts in American Society. Sonia was involved in projects that also featured John A. Lithgow, Sonia Manzano, Allentza Michel, Porché Hardy, Mario Rossero, and Nemisa Samanthapudi.
Sonia is being honored as the 2021 Humanitarian Award Recipient.
On the Today Show: Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on ‘Sesame Street,’ talks about new show ‘Alma’s Way’
For more than 40 years, actress Sona Manzano played Maria on “Sesame Street.” Now she joins the 3rd Hour of TODAY to talk about “Alma’s Way,” a new children’s show inspired by her own childhood. She talks about how “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda composed the opening theme and explains how the show is about thinking.
Alma’s Way – Launch Day Coverage Report 10-4-21 The New York Times – Interview and photo shoot with Sonia, interviews with Ellen, Jorge, Summer, and Linda (122,817,297 UVM) and ran in print (1,464,645 impressions) Also shared on Twitter by New York Times Arts(2.3M...
Set in the Bronx, the new PBS Kids’ show from Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on “Sesame Street,” promotes diversity and critical thinking.
Stars of Alma’s Way, Sesame Street veteran Sonia Manzano and actress Sharon Montero, join Good Day DC to talk about Alma’s Way, the new must-see animated series for Latinx kids and beyond.
Headed to screens this fall is “Alma’s Way,” a show for children ages 4-6 starring a curious 6-year-old Puerto Rican girl from the Bronx.
A World Together has been named a Notable Book by the Children’s Book Council/National Council for the Social Studies.
Created by actor Sonia Manzano, the Fred Rogers Productions preschool series Alma’s Way will debut in 2021.
Great recommendation from the folks at Insider for Sonia’s book.
Sonia’s latest novel COMING UP CUBAN will open your heart. Her picture books bring joy!
Romper.com notes that it not only celebrates diversity, but explores a bevy of human emotion through meaningful prose paired with stunning photographs.
SheKnows Interview – Long After ‘Sesame Street,’ Sonia Manzano Is Still Teaching Children About Racial Equity
The mission at SheKnows is to empower and inspire women and this interview is both inspiring and fun.
CBS This Morning video segment featuring Sonia’s first TV interview surrounding the launch of A World Together.
This “Chica” interview provides readers with a holistic overview of Sonia’s life and career; ultimately honing in on her mission to teach kids about the importance of respecting and celebrating cultures through her work on Sesame Street, and now, through A World Together.