Posts Tagged ‘mijente’

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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New Year & New Fights, Same Mijente Principles of Unity

December 16th, 2021

Mijente is saying farewell to 2021 with our head and hearts full of possibility. As we look forward to a new year in 2022, we know it will bring a fresh set of political and social challenges and collective community care opportunities. In all of it, we remain in the fight for justice and transformative […]

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Forging Our Path Forward: Reflections on Mijente’s Past & Recent Crecimiento

August 23rd, 2021

“How do you get people from outside of their head, into their hands, into their heart, and moving?” This was the question our National Director, Marisa Franco, asked last year in response to the activism and opposition of the uprising against the killing of Black lives by police. Mijente was born in and out of […]

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An Introduction to Mijente

April 30th, 2019

Over the next few decades, a steady demographic shift will occur in the United States, the Latinx population is set to double. Alongside these shifts are predictions and assumptions that the power and influence of our community will grow as well. We do not believe that demographic change will automatically forge transformative change. Because alongside […]

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Mijente Principles of Unity

June 30th, 2018

EnglishEspañolPortuguês These are our Mijente Principles, to help us remember and guide us in struggle. 1. We are Latinx and Chicanx people that are part of movements for justice and self-determination for all people. We are pro-Black, pro-indigena, pro-worker, pro-mujer, pro-Lesbian Gay, Bi, Trans and Queer, pro-migrant because we hold all of those identities, and because our […]

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A Letter to Mijente: “I’m Fighting with You”

April 4th, 2018

Mijente member Alejandra Pablos has been in ICE custody since March 7th. She wrote these powerful words to fellow members to show her love and gratitude.

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We Do It For Our Gente: Release Ale Now

March 21st, 2018

Alejandra Pablos is a beloved Mijente member and fierce organizer that has been in ICE custody since March 7th.

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When Police Murdered an Elderly Man Clutching a Crucifix, His Daughter Turned Grief into Action

January 3rd, 2018

Unarmed 73-year-old grandfather Francisco Serna, who suffered from dementia, was murdered by police while walking near his home. His daughter, Laura Serna, is organizing families of victims of police violence to demand justice for their loved ones. Bakersfield Police is known as the deadliest police force in the nation.

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10 REASONS TO WORK AT MIJENTE!

November 29th, 2017

We’re hiring! Here are 10 reasons to work at Mijente

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A Mix of UndocuLove, Strength, Y Rabia: Listen Now

November 22nd, 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]More and more, our movements don’t have a single soundtrack, but a mix of many–multi genre, multi lingual accents and melodies that move through and within ecosystems of our collective struggles. We invite you to listen to DJ Sizzle’s powerful, newly released compilation of music and audio clips of key moments of intervention from the […]

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