Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

7 Powerful Quotes on Alternatives to Punishment Culture

June 23rd, 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Since launching Mijente in 2015 to help our gente achieve el Buenvivir, we have thrown down to protect the physical wellbeing and safety of people in crisis. From actions to halt deportation proceedings, to demanding the cancellation of digital prison alternatives, to our latest report on Latinx experiences with the police – we center the […]

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Juneteeth: Celebrating 10 Modern History Afro-Latinx Leaders

June 18th, 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This Juneteenth we want to honor and recognize the efforts of Afro-Latinx leaders and organizers who fought for Black liberation across the U.S., Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Below we share the origin of Juneteenth, ideas on how to engage with the holiday if you are not Black or afrodescendiente, and stories […]

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Cowardly & Politicized: The Biden Admin’s Summit of the Americas 2022

June 7th, 2022

The Biden administration’s decision to exclude Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua from the ninth “Summit of the Americas” is unacceptable. It is cowardly and highly politicized. Indeed, if the standard for inclusion in this summit is a stellar records on human rights, the United States – which upholds overtly racist laws, leads the world in incarceration […]

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Resources for Grief in the Wake of Uvalde Shooting

June 2nd, 2022

Offerings in English & Spanish that can help in addressing feelings of grief, loss, and pain after the fatal mass shooting that occurred in Uvalde, TX.

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La Vida Local 2022 Awardees: Poder Sin El Estado

May 19th, 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are excited to announce our 2022 La Vida Local Awardees — projects throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico that are taking on sin el estado (without the state) experiments and working to build community autonomy for our gente. La Vida Local is both an initiative to resource and support groups that are building power without […]

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Being Pro-Pachamama in the Age of Climate Emergency

April 22nd, 2022

Pro-pachamama is to commit to climate justice demands & understand Mother Earth as subject not object. Climate crisis requires organizing for radical policy change and the will to stand up to corporations who legally exploit our resources.

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How Does ICE Access Our Personal Data to Target Us?

April 20th, 2022

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a caging and deportation machine, a deadly system that is increasingly relying on surveillance tech and private data companies to violate our civil liberties. As a federally funded organization, ICE uses the tax dollars of the average person, including undocumented immigrants, to buy personal data and get around the […]

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Healing Recipe for Restoration & Recentering

April 14th, 2022

This is our reminder to look for strength and comfort in the knowledge and wisdom of herbs. Here is an offering for a healing tea to rejuvenate, energize, and heal. It can adapted into a soothing bath as well. You can follow the visual guide below for the healing and rejuvenation tea blend. We encourage […]

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VIDEO: Building Power Sin, Contra y Desde El Estado

April 12th, 2022

We are Latinx & Chicanx people part of movements for justice & self determination for all, embracing the “Sin, Contra, Desde” framework. We’re sharing our brand new animated video telling the story of sin/contra/desde at Mijente.

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Local Electeds Fellowship: 10 Latinx Leaders

April 8th, 2022

Meet the first cohort of Mijente’s Fellowship for Local Elected Officials: 10 Latinx City Council members from around the country! Below you learn more about them and the residents they represent. The fellowship is a part of the Desde el Estado work of Mijente Support Committee (MSC). Organizing to put community leaders and organizers into […]

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