Alicia Garza is joined this week by Marisa Franco, the Director and Co-Founder of Mijente, a digital and grassroots organizing hub for Latinx and Chicanx people.
Alicia Garza is joined this week by Marisa Franco, the Director and Co-Founder of Mijente, a digital and grassroots organizing hub for Latinx and Chicanx people. Garza and Franco discuss the origins of Mijente, challenges facing the Latinx community right now, and whether or not we can “message test” our way to freedom. Plus, Garza’s weekly roundup of all things great and awful known as Lady Don’t Take No!
Marisa Franco on Twitter and at Instagram
Lady Don't Take No on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook.
Alicia Garza on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook.
This pod is supported by the Black Futures Lab
Production by Phil Surkis
Theme music: "Lady Don't Tek No" by Latyrx
Alicia Garza founded the Black Futures Lab to make Black communities powerful in politics. She is the co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network, an international organizing project to end state violence and oppression against Black people. Garza serves as the Strategy & Partnerships Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance. She is the co-founder of Supermajority, a new home for women’s activism. She shares her thoughts on the women transforming power in Marie Claire magazine every month. Her forthcoming book, The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart (Penguin Random House) will be published in October 2020, and she warns you -- hashtags don’t start movements. People do.