Posts Tagged ‘Arizona’

Springtime Blooms: From Texas, Arizona, Illinois to Pennsylvania

May 25th, 2023

Across the country Mijente is working to organize local campaigns that improve people’s lives, exploring new cities and states where Latinxs are building power, and working to shift the way our communities relate to their governments — sin, contra, y desde el estado (without, against, or within the State).  Over the past year and a […]

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Celebrating a Wave of 2021 Community Wins!

December 16th, 2021

In 2021, Mijente saw a wave of wins that were possible because you! The organizers and volunteers, advocates and activists that pushed for justice made space for community victories. These flowers are yours, and we want to celebrate the wins with you. The start of the year found us in the final sprint of our […]

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Mijente Founding Member Carlos Garcia Stepped up to run for office in Phoenix, Arizona and won: Here are 8 Highlights from his Inauguration

June 13th, 2019

In case you missed it, Carlos Garcia, a founding member of Mijente and veteran community organizer won his city council election last week in Phoenix, Arizona – a city that is almost majority Latinx yet lacks candidates that truly support our community values. That’s why this year we were proud to include Carlos among our […]

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Immigration Court Orders Alejandra Pablos Deported

December 11th, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 11, 2018 CONTACT: Danielle Moodie-Mills, danielle@abpartners.co, 202-445-5210   Immigration Court Orders Alejandra Pablos Deported   Tucson, Arizona– Today a federal immigration court ordered the deportation of nationally known reproductive rights and immigrant rights activist Alejandra Pablos. Pablos, along with Mijente, a national Latinx organization leading on mobilizing against immigration enforcement […]

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BREAKING: Federal Judge Grants Freedom to Activist Alejandra Pablos From Immigration Detention

April 19th, 2018

Federal judge grants activist Alejandra Pablos freedom from detention, showing community organizing works. Now we must demand that Governor Ducey pardon Alejandra so she can have a chance to fight her deportation and stay home. Follow Mijente to see live video of release Sign the Petition for Pardon Share the video of her release What […]

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Date Set for Alejandra’s Bond

April 9th, 2018

Mijente member Alejandra Pablos was granted a bond hearing, which will determine if she can be released from detention. Click here to find out how you can support. Immigrant rights and reproductive rights activist Alejandra Pablos was granted a bond hearing before an immigration judge, to determine whether she will be released; she will be […]

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Mijente Hosting First Ever National Gathering of Members!

September 6th, 2017

This Fall, Mijente is hosting a Sazonblea, the first official national gathering of Mijente’s membership. We will be coming together to connect, strategize together and build shared vision for the work of Mijente.

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Case Study: Stop the Trump Effect in Arizona, No More SB1070s

September 15th, 2016

When Arizona legislators started proposing a new round of anti-immigrant bills in 2015, Puente Human Rights Network labeled them “Trump bills” and tied them to the famous racial profiling law from 2010, SB1070, that cost the state millions of dollars.

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CASE STUDY: Stop the Trump Effect in Arizona

June 1st, 2016

By painting the bills as part of Trumps’ hate and racism and tying them to past efforts that were extremely damaging, the campaign made them toxic.

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Jacinta Gonzalez on Democracy Now: Arrested for Protesting The Trump Effect

March 22nd, 2016

On Saturday, March 19th, Mijente’s field director, Jacinta Gonzalez, was arrested during the #StopTrump protest that blocked roads leading to his rally in the neighborhood that is home to Sheriff Arpaio and other anti-immigrant officials.

Watch her interview on Democracy Now where she discusses the Trump effect on state policy, her arrest, and the subsequent racial profiling that led to her transfer to immigration authorities despite being a US citizen.

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