Rise Up Foo

Jasiel Lopez on Faith-Based Organizing and the Suburbs

Jasiel Lopez is an organizer with Centro De Trabajadores Unidos, a grassroots movement and worker center based in Chicago’s south and southwest suburbs

  • Oct 5, 2021
  • 3:01 PM

Ron Herrera on Leadership and the Labor Movement

Ron Herrera is a man of many titles.

  • Sep 10, 2021
  • 3:19 PM

Jonathan Mendoza on Poetry and Organizing

As a poet and organizer, Jonathan Mendoza embodies the tandem challenge of creating art and revolution.

  • Aug 10, 2021
  • 4:38 PM

Manuel Román on Organizing School and Leadership

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.

  • Jul 15, 2021
  • 2:14 PM

Organizer and Feminist Arelia Valdivia on the Issues of Sexism in Labor Unions

Arelia asks herself, “Am I a bad feminist?” after years of engaging with difficult conversations and pushing her male colleagues on issues of sexism.

  • Jun 3, 2021
  • 4:33 PM

Alejandro Negrete and the Role of Family in Organizing

I want Latino organizers to have the space to talk and share their knowledge.

  • May 10, 2021
  • 11:24 AM

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