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
Jonathan Mendoza on Poetry and Organizing
As a poet and organizer, Jonathan Mendoza embodies the tandem challenge of creating art and revolution.
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.
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.
Alejandro Negrete and the Role of Family in Organizing
I want Latino organizers to have the space to talk and share their knowledge.