Your Family Is My Family Tu Familia Es Mi Familia

Voices from the Vigil Gathering for Immigrant Children, Friday, July 12, 2019, Oakland City Hall, Frank H Ogawa Plaza: Corrina Gould, Spokesperson of the Confederated Villages of Lisjan, Josie Camacho, APALA (Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO), Hiroshi Shimizu, Crystal City Pilgramage, representatives from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, the Rev. Phillip Lawson, representative from the … More Your Family Is My Family Tu Familia Es Mi Familia

This Direct Action Brought To You By the Letter ‘L’

“You can totally say ‘no,’ but may I take your picture?  I’ve never seen a hat like that.”  I hold up my now wind-bent androgynous family decal-in-a-red-circle sign.  It is July 2, 2018, two days after hundreds of thousands across the country demonstrated for #FamiliesBelongTogether.  I am heading to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services … More This Direct Action Brought To You By the Letter ‘L’

#ListenToThem

March 24, 2018, SF Bay Area The children are here and they are not going away.  Powerful youth voices from the Bay Area March for Our Lives Rally in San Francisco includes 9th grader Maya Segal, one of the event organizers, 6th graders Dylan and Charlotte Dodson, Ayia Abraham, freshman at Margory Stoneman Douglas High … More #ListenToThem