Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia’

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 […]


The Awe Inspiring Working-Class & Latinx Power of North Philly

April 10th, 2023

In March, Mijente Support Committee (MSC) held a 2-day organizing session with Latinx community members in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, similar to the one we held in Laredo, Texas last summer. Our goal with this organizing training is bringing people to a shared understanding on what base building is, Mijente’s approach to organizing, and how we build […]


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, […]


Latinxs in Philadelphia are Speaking Out: Stop Criminalizing Us

January 17th, 2022

In the last 10 years the Latinx community in Philadelphia has grown by 27%, and has nearly tripled since 2000. Today, many are fighting to get ICE out of their schools and state.   Criminalization of Latinxs has only grown over the years as Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) is given more power to target, detain, and [...]