When a majority-white school didn’t want fracking, the drilling site was moved next to a majority-Hispanic school. This is an environmental justice issue.
In organizing, we know that power equals organized people and organized money, so getting comfortable with fundraising has been an important to my work.
Recognizing that we all carry many identities that come with varying levels of power and privilege is called intersectionality.
We have had community organizers in the field in Pueblo and Fort Morgan for 15 months now, talking with community members about health equity and getting to know their stories.
Last year, I had the honor of being appointed to Colorado’s Health Equity Commission (HEC) and have been bringing my community organizing background and social justice values to the government in this exciting way.