Why I’m All-In For Dianne Morales For NYC Mayor

Since January of 2021, I’ve been volunteering with NYC Mayoral Campaign of Dianne Morales, or Team Dianne. After reading an article about the various candidates, I read more about Dianne’s life experience and approach to policy, and signed up to volunteer. As I was welcomed into the Beloved Community of her organizing team, I beganContinue reading “Why I’m All-In For Dianne Morales For NYC Mayor”

Jericho Walk for Johana Medina Leon

“Please tell me her life mattered. Please tell me she didn’t deserve to die.” We were in the situation room of the TCG Conference planning team. It was early in the week and the enormity of our Conference was hurtling toward us. There wasn’t time to process emotion over things that happened at the Conference,Continue reading “Jericho Walk for Johana Medina Leon”

Don’t Get Covingtoned

Photo by Isaiah Tanenbaum from Flux Theatre Ensemble’s Understand Our Ground. I remember the first time I experienced the war-craft of Covingtoning. Trayvon Martin has been murdered and there was no doubt who had killed him. The evidence was abundant. His murderer racially profiled him, trying to bring state violence against him before deciding to huntContinue reading “Don’t Get Covingtoned”

Jericho Walk: Even Bochan for Roxana Hernández

Today as I walked in New Sanctuary Coalition’s Jericho Walk, I held Roxana Hernández in my heart. Roxana fled Honduras to escape the “epidemic levels of violence” faced by trans women and sought asylum at the San Ysidro port of entry. Instead of the sanctuary she deserved, she was placed in an “ice box” where she wasContinue reading “Jericho Walk: Even Bochan for Roxana Hernández”