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By Cris Batista | May 25, 2023

Springtime Blooms: From Texas, Arizona, Illinois to Pennsylvania

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…

By Cris Batista | May 23, 2023

Behind the Scenes: Limitless Possibilities With Collective People Power

Since the founding of Mijente, we knew that we’d have to contest for power using multiple strategies for the good of our gente. Our communities have long been creating alternatives to oppressive structures. By providing help and support to one…

By Cris Batista | Apr 10, 2023

The Awe Inspiring Working-Class & Latinx Power of North Philly

In March, Mijente Support Committee (MSC) held a 2-day organizing session with Latinx community members in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, similar to the one we held in Laredo, Texas last summer. Our goal with this organizing training is bringing people to a…

By Cris Batista | Mar 7, 2023

What is the History of el Día Internacional de la Mujer Trabajadora?

Tomorrow, March 8th marks International Working Women’s Day, a day that recognizes the contributions of women to the global struggle for economic and political equality. But where did this day come from and what does it mean for us today?…

By Cris Batista | Feb 28, 2023

So Much History Yet to Be Made: Books to Read

Organizing & Movement Even with the end of Black History Month 2023, we must still continue learning from Black history, culture, experiences and organizing. Below we’ve gathered some books by Black and Latine authors we think you should check out….

By Cris Batista | Dec 15, 2022

Our Time at Lánzate 2022 ⭐ Reflections from a Mijente Staffer

Hi! My name is Arianna Genis. I am the Director of Local Partnerships at Mijente. In early December, our entire team headed to Philadelphia to host Lánzate, a national political gathering and cultural festival for Latinx change makers.  It’s la…

By Cris Batista | Dec 14, 2022

2022 Desde el Estado: Politics For & By the People

When we employ a Desde el Estado approach to our efforts, Mijente, Mijente PAC, and Mijente Support Committee (MSC) take the fight to our democracy and demand equity, fair representation, y mucho más. It’s about making interventions through the systems…

By Cris Batista | Dec 14, 2022

2022 Contra el Estado: Demands of The People

When we use the Contra El Estado strategy, we create openings within the current system to challenge power. We expose the systems of oppression that are buried deep into the fabrics of our society and demand “No more”. We put…

By Cris Batista | Dec 14, 2022

2022 Sin el Estado: Power to & by The People

Much of our lives are controlled by the relationship between the state and the market, but through autogestión we take control by building alternatives that better support our communities. The sin el estado strategy is about our ability to create…