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There’s a Campaign to Save this Latinx Community Space from Gentrification in LA

May 10th, 2017

The Eastside cafe has been an autonomous community space for the past 15 years.


Mijente Concept Plan for Resisting and Building in 2017

January 20th, 2017

The 2016 election brought into clear focus a political landscape wrought with live wires of anxiety, fear and polarization in the United States. It proved to us that demographic change is not already here and reminded us that although it is a welcome change for some, it is viewed as a dire threat to others. [...]


Lánzate 2016 Archive

December 1st, 2016

Lánzate - December 2-4, 2016 - Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, San Juan, PR "In this charged moment of backlash matched with movement resurgence, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. One key way we can recharge and center ourselves is precisely in the places where people have drawn a line in the sand. There are many of [...]


Nos vemos en San Juan: A Lánzate Travel Playlist

November 28th, 2016

Lánzate is almost here. We have the playlist to get you ready.


In Arizona, An Election We Can Feel Good About Winning

October 5th, 2016

The scene is a sprawling housing development in Buckeye, Arizona. Its likely that this is a neighborhood that was hit hard during the housing foreclosure crisis of years past. Buckeye is in Maricopa County, which seems unreal given you feel like you’re actually halfway to L.A. heading out that way from downtown Phoenix. A knock [...]


Undocumented and Traveling to Puerto Rico for Lánzate

October 1st, 2016

The following is general information about the process and potential risks for undocumented immigrants who are traveling to Puerto Rico for Mijente’s Lanzate 2016 in San Juan. Although it was vetted by immigration attorneys and experienced organizers, it is not legal advice. Consult a trusted attorney before making decisions about your case.


Books of Latinx #QueerLove We All Need Right Now

June 15th, 2016

Because in times like this we need to see Latinx queer love. We need to love Latinx queer love.


CASE STUDY: 48 Hours to Keep Chicago a Welcoming City

June 1st, 2016

Target: Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Emanuel’s previous statements meant he was already on record and we knew that the Governor wasn’t going to change his mind, so we needed to find someone who would stand up to him instead. Demand: Do not allow Governor Rauner's fearmongering to impact Chicago. Pledge to maintain a welcoming city and [...]


Desert Poem

May 31st, 2016

Only the shelter of stars and a bed of stone


Milwaukee Has Options for Frozen Custard #BoycottLeons

May 19th, 2016

You don’t have to speak English to get your frozen custard this summer.

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