Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

La Vida Local 2022 Awardees: Poder Sin El Estado

May 19th, 2022

We are excited to announce our 2022 La Vida Local Awardees — projects throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico that are taking on sin el estado (without the state) experiments and working to build community autonomy for our gente. La Vida Local is both an initiative to resource and support groups that are building power without [...]

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Being Pro-Pachamama in the Age of Climate Emergency

April 22nd, 2022

Pro-pachamama is to commit to climate justice demands & understand Mother Earth as subject not object. Climate crisis requires organizing for radical policy change and the will to stand up to corporations who legally exploit our resources.

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How Does ICE Access Our Personal Data to Target Us?

April 20th, 2022

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a caging and deportation machine, a deadly system that is increasingly relying on surveillance tech and private data companies to violate our civil liberties. As a federally funded organization, ICE uses the tax dollars of the average person, including undocumented immigrants, to buy personal data and get around the […]

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Healing Recipe for Restoration & Recentering

April 14th, 2022

This is our reminder to look for strength and comfort in the knowledge and wisdom of herbs. Here is an offering for a healing tea to rejuvenate, energize, and heal. It can adapted into a soothing bath as well. You can follow the visual guide below for the healing and rejuvenation tea blend. We encourage […]

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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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Local Electeds Fellowship: 10 Latinx Leaders

April 8th, 2022

Meet the first cohort of Mijente’s Fellowship for Local Elected Officials: 10 Latinx City Council members from around the country! Below you learn more about them and the residents they represent. The fellowship is a part of the Desde el Estado work of Mijente Support Committee (MSC). Organizing to put community leaders and organizers into […]

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Up Against The Gatekeeping: Future Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

April 7th, 2022

Today, we witnessed a historical moment: The Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. She will be the first Black woman to hold this position in the history of the United States. She will also be the first justice to have served as a public defender.  President Biden officially nominated Judge Ketanji […]

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5 Afrolatinx Freedom Fighters in History

April 6th, 2022

In the recent music video for “This is not America” by Residente featuring Ibeyi, allusions to historical Latin American resistance and struggle were spotlighted throughout, sharing parts of the history of our gente in the fight against US colonialism and imperialism. After sharing our analysis on the references, compas noticed that Afrolatinx activists were lacking […]

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In the face of US Imperialism, Dictatorships and Genocide: Aquí estamos, no nos fuimos, no nos vamos.

March 21st, 2022

Discussing the various historical themes of Latin American struggle and resistance present in “This is not America”, Residente’s latest music video featuring Ibeyi In 2018, artist Childish Gambino released his track “This is America” shedding light on the violence and systemic racism that continues to simmer in America. This release caused many discussions around the […]

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Resources Sobre Lo Que Pasa En Ukraine

March 17th, 2022

Since Russia launched a full-scale military invasion into Ukraine on February 24, 2022, fighting has caused over two hundred civilian deaths and pushed millions of Ukrainians to flee to neighboring countries — the majority of whom have arrived in Poland, a NATO country where U.S. troops are preparing to offer assistance to refugees. “Conflict in Ukraine”, Global Conflict Tracker, Council on Foreign Relations […]

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