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Autopsy of a Loss

20.December.16

Watching the news coverage on Election Day was shocking. By eleven o’clock, the mood in the room was somber. The crowd that had gathered to watch the coverage in the Miami neighborhood of Little Haiti that night could see the writing on the wall. Donald Trump was on his way to the presidency. The overwhelming Read More >>

A wish for the holidays

19.December.16

This Christmas season, I’ll be spending my time away from work relaxing and celebrating the holidays with my parents. But for undocumented immigrants across this country, this precious holiday season will be filled with fear and anxiety fueled by the incoming Trump administration. Trump made immigration a centerpiece of his campaign, promising to deport the Read More >>

Immigrants, Working Class Families, Retirees & Broke College Students Have Most to Lose with Trump

30.November.16

This article was first published on Latino Rebels. I did not see a Donald Trump presidency coming. As a former undocumented immigrant whose parents are still in this country without papers, I gave my all to stop a potential fascist from becoming President. I worked in voter registration campaigns during the primaries and get-out-the-vote operations Read More >>

How Do We Soothe Our Panicked Children When They Know We’ve Elected A Bully For President

11.November.16

On Wednesday morning, I started reading Facebook posts and messages from friends whose children woke up panicked. A friend’s daughter is distraught that her best buddy, a Latina, is going to be sent back to Mexico. Her Latino friend’s family have been American citizens for a several generations. The child of another friend had to Read More >>

Supreme Court Immigration Ruling Could Stop the Intimidation of American Citizens

8.February.16

Written by Kica Matos, Center for Community Change Director of Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice, and Frank Sharry, Founder and Executive Director for America’s Voice, an immigration reform group. Teenaged brothers Cesar and Jonathan Barreras are typical American teens. They love pizza and playing their Xbox games. They love to work on computers and are Read More >>

2015 Change Champions Awards

17.September.15

The Center for Community Change takes one day out of every year to celebrate some of the movement’s most visionary movement builders, leaders and change-makers. Tonight, we are lifting up the lives and work of six amazing leaders, the organizations they help run, and the changes they’ve helped bring about in the world. This year, Read More >>