Posts Tagged ‘community’

From Feminism to Feminismo Comunitario

March 1st, 2024

The Power of the Communal: Feminismo comunitario demands radical change from the patriarchal-capitalist-racist-colonial order that oppresses people and nature.


Herencia, Historia, Mijente: Our Politics, Culture, and People

September 15th, 2023

This year we reclaim ‘Hispanic Heritage Month’ as ‘Herencia, Historia, Mijente’. We celebrate the resilience, organizing, and leadership of our people.


Launching La Tiendita: The Stories Behind Mijente’s Iconic Pieces

September 14th, 2023

La Tiendita, Mijente’s online store, is set to launch soon, and we wanted to share the story behind three key pieces in our collection. For us, La Tiendita isn’t just a store– it’s an embodiment of our values, a platform to showcase our identity, and a means to support our mission of fighting for el […]


Descansa en Paz: Frank Fuentes, Philly Organizer

June 1st, 2023

“Me teaching people, it’s a blessing. Because you teach that one person, that person goes and tells his neighbor or calls her sister. And now we have a community rallying together.” Frank Fuentes Today we share the tragic news of the death of Philadelphia community leader Frank Fuentes. Frank Fuentes was a proud Boricua, Phillyrican, […]


Springtime Blooms: From Texas, Arizona, Illinois to Pennsylvania

May 25th, 2023

Across the country Mijente is working to organize local campaigns that improve people’s lives, exploring new cities and states where Latinxs are building power, and working to shift the way our communities relate to their governments — sin, contra, y desde el estado (without, against, or within the State).  Over the past year and a […]


So Much History Yet to Be Made: Books to Read

February 28th, 2023

Organizing & Movement Even with the end of Black History Month 2023, we must still continue learning from Black history, culture, experiences and organizing. Below we’ve gathered some books by Black and Latine authors we think you should check out. Some speak to the lived experiences in the form of memoir and interview, while others […]


Our Time at Lánzate 2022 ⭐ Reflections from a Mijente Staffer

December 15th, 2022

Hi! My name is Arianna Genis. I am the Director of Local Partnerships at Mijente. In early December, our entire team headed to Philadelphia to host Lánzate, a national political gathering and cultural festival for Latinx change makers.  It’s la magia y sazón of Mijente was on fully display at #Lanzate2022. Hundreds of organizers, activists, […]


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 […]


Resources for Grief in the Wake of Uvalde Shooting

June 2nd, 2022

Offerings in English & Spanish that can help in addressing feelings of grief, loss, and pain after the fatal mass shooting that occurred in Uvalde, TX.


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 [...]