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Posts from the ‘Organizing’ Category

Gettin’ Back on the Road (and, writing again)

The feeling…it was kind of like sitting in a hospital waiting room anticipating the birth of a child.  But the reality was that I was standing tippy-toed, peering over a barb-wired cement fence trying to get a peep at Priscila the Undocubus.  She was sitting sad in a tow yard.  Aaaaand, maybe not as dramatic as awaiting child birth. 🙂 Read more

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Cut Ties Between Maricopa County and ICE

Originally posted on politic365.com

Despite the fact that political winds are blowing away from Arizona-style attrition politics, some officials in that state are determined to keep their tent staked in the ground, by hook or by crook.  For those living under the shadow of Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio, looking at federal immigration reform comes with a specific perspective and particular issues to be resolved. Read more

Arizona. 1070. You.

Power blue sky blushes at sunset. A welcome sight after a hard day of heat in Phoenix Arizona. After rush hour dies down, in any given barrio in the valley you can hear the sound of kids playing in the street if you listen hard enough. Read more

Carlos Garcia: AZ, Arpaio and SB1070 Spur Crusade for Immigrant Rights

Originally posted on: http://www.politic365.com

The migrant rights movement in this country is about to enter a new phase and every person, no matter their position, will have to decide how they will relate to it.

While many are waiting to see the decision of the Supreme Court related to the Department of Justice’s SB1070 case, a human rights crisis of epic proportions is already roiling in Arizona. Read more

the dreams inbetween

This, has been a long time coming.
And it comes inspired from news long overdue.

Kicking off this blog has had a bumpy ride, living at the end of my to-do list for months on end. And this last week I felt like, well damn, if I don’t got anything to say about all that’s happening, then I may as well cross it off the list for good.  So here I am. And here it goes. Because there is so much more to come. continued…

spirals n scribbles

10 years in, and a whole lotta anxious. That was the scenario when I contemplated my future out loud with a longtime compañera, in a bar, of course. There came a point in the conversation where she leaned in as I spun myself in circles of questions, and looking real serious posed the question: So. What do you want to be in the movement, an architect or a carpenter? Que mas Que mas