Arturo “Tootie” Alvarez
As a poet and organizer, Jonathan Mendoza embodies the tandem challenge of creating art and revolution.
In this latest episode of Rise Up Foo, Manuel explores why relationship building is essential to movements, the difference between an organizer and an activist, and the definition of a leader.
Arelia asks herself, “Am I a bad feminist?” after years of engaging with difficult conversations and pushing her male colleagues on issues of sexism.
I want Latino organizers to have the space to talk and share their knowledge.
What does it mean that over 80% of labor unions in the U.S. are led exclusively by white people?
I’ve written in the past that essential workers are not heroes simply because we are treated like we are expendable. But heroes are real. I know a hero. She gave me a much-needed reality check. Her name is Celeste Castillo.
Before their night bus departed, the three brothers ate rice with grilled pork chops unsure of when they would eat their favorite meal again.
My parents are more worried about me. They have a point. It is often impossible to social distance inside high-risk environments like restaurants and grocery stores.