The Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles Immigrant Rights Network, a coalition of organizations committed to the education, mobilization and protection of immigrants in Boyle Heights; and Promesa Boyle Heights, a collective of residents, young people, schools and community organizations in the neighborhood, are standing firm in their fight for immigrant justice.
“Sometimes stories live within us, and then the events around us stir up narratives that we think we have forgotten.”
Four-time Emmy Award-winning producer and writer Carolyn Omine—the only woman on The Simpsons writing staff—took some time to chat with us about outshining sexism, channeling her inner Lisa and finding the humanity in her characters.
“Both on the national stage and my day to day life, people can ignore me for whatever reasons—’cause I’m Latina, ’cause they have ideas bout me—but when I’m on the page, no one ignores the page.”
A recent study confirmed that Twitter is dominated by white, male voices. Diversify your feed with these feminist voices!
Young feminists looking to further their knowledge about the movement or yearning for an empowering story will find it in these books.
Fifteen young Latinas wearing brightly-colored gowns and tiaras took to the steps of the Texas State Capitol in Austin to demand justice for all immigrants.
A new, award-winning documentary finally tells the story of Dolores Huerta’s life-long fight for justice and equality.
“It’s unbelievable that there’s an emoji for a floppy disk and tacos but not for something 800 million women and girls are experiencing on any given day.”
Thousands of rape kits sit untested and overlooked at police departments and crime lab storage facilities nationwide. According to a partial estimate by the End the Backlog Initiative, about 9,000 kits remain untested in California alone.