“In defense of water, land, and air” in a mural in
A couple of weeks ago, we had a series of great speakers from different parts of
One of the speakers, Dr. Rosalba Aida Hernandez Castillo, spoke about indigenous women and justice from her experiences working in a center for victims of abuse in
We also spoke with a panel of speakers about sexual diversity. All three are involved in an activist group that works to promote LGBTTQI-friendly legislation and awareness. The group organizes a march in
This theme of protest also continued while I was traveling over Holy Week. While walking through the streets of
All of these things, from refusing to let your family deny their heritage, to living an openly non-heterosexual life, to tagging a wall with some political graffiti, are different types of protest. They are all inspired and sustained by a desire to see a change in your world. Because people vary so much, they are affected by different things, so these different methods of protest are all necessary if activists are going to be able to make the changes they want to see.
“Free your mind” and “Meat = murder” on awall in