At the beginning of this pandemic, we launched a phone tree where organizers would reach out to grassroots leaders and check in on them.
We are cultivating community. Even in the isolation of physical distancing, we are learning how community sustains us and gives us strength beyond ourselves. Figurative ham bones are flying all over the place, and our connections and relationships are expanding and maturing.
DACA is an important policy that the federal government enacted to offer protections to a fraction of immigrants living in this country.
I could only work harder to assert the voices and daily experiences of my communities in the narrow halls of power where decisions are being made.
We’re running dangerously low on laws and policies that provide equal protection for all. Pandemics have a way of exposing inequities.