Posts Tagged ‘Texas’

Tejiendo Pa’ el Futuro: Latinx Power Now

September 30th, 2022

Training our Gente in Texas This past weekend Mijente launched Tejiendo Futuros, an organizing training series for Latinx community members  that centers strategies and learnings from building people power throughout Latin America. Our first training was held in Laredo, Texas, an area we have been investing in since the beginning of this year. We collectively […]

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Mijente En South Texas

September 9th, 2022

Organizing For El Buenvivir With Our Gente Two weeks ago, we joined with our compas, members, and Texas community organizers in Laredo, Texas. During our Texas Organizers Workshop, we led sessions focused on the sociopolitical state of things in Texas, the threats to the Latinx community, and the opportunities for organizers. These workshop offerings are […]

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Lanzate 2018: San Antonio, Texas

September 25th, 2018

On December 1st and 2nd, 2018, we are excited to gather once again, this time in San Antonio, Texas, for the third Lánzate convening. Right on time. Lánzate 2018 marks our largest, national gathering since Trump took office. It will come after the many rounds of attacks on our communities, and after our brave response […]

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Formerly Incarcerated Organize for a Fair Chance in Texas and WIN

May 31st, 2017

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