Posts Tagged ‘marisa franco’

Una Expansión del Santuario: Pasos en Desafío del Orden Ejecutivo de Trump

February 15th, 2017

Si Trump busca despojarnos del santuario, entonces debemos desafiarlo. Y nuestro desafío no debe simplemente recrear lo que existió, sino ampliarlo, reimaginarlo y darle vida a sus posibilidades.


Marisa Franco Award Acceptance Speech at Creating Change 2016

January 22nd, 2016

Sanctuary is a spiritual stance. Sanctuary says, oppression is trying to fill our lives with fear and blood and daily numbing horror. But not in here. Not in my home. Not in my bed. Not in my movement. Sanctuary makes a ring of fire around our people. Sanctuary grants us a taste of reprieve and protection so they can gather strength to go out there again and fight.


Founding Convening of New National Latinx* Organization to Take Place in Chicago December 12th & 13th

December 7th, 2015

Mijente, New Online and Offline Organizing Hub for Latinxs and Chicanxs, to Launch this Month More info at   December 7, 2015, Chicago, IL Emerging out of the #Not1More campaign against deportations, Latinx and Chicanx organizers, activists, artists, and academics are launching a new national political home called Mijente. “We’re breaking out of the […]