Chiquis: Rise to Reunite

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On this episode, Yvette interviews Ana Maria Quintana, the vice mayor of Bell, California. Ana Maria works as an attorney with Rise to Reunite, a non-profit partnering with Al Otro Lado to provide legal assistance to migrants attempting to apply for asylum at the Tijuana border. They discuss the history of Bell, the immense need for quality legal services at the border, and the effect that Trump’s Muslim ban had on Ana Maria’s constituency.

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Chiquitasode: Speaking Power to People’s Truth

On this episode, Yvette and Cynthia interview Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez– the founder of LatinaRebels. They discuss the current Nicaraguan political crisis and contextualize its history, swap stories of toxic mentors, and Prisca drops knowledge on the true meaning of church.