Entries by Esme Baltazar

Coordinated hubs provide community support in small town Texas

The Texas team hit some of the small towns and sites along the Gulf Coast. In a meeting with the National Nurses Organizing Committee we learned about their rotating deployments in Houston, Beaumont, and Port Aransas. They are setting up medi-clinics and providing triage. The nurses connected us to Becky Moeller, former Communications Workers of America president and the […]

Grassroots Disaster Assessment Team

Picking up donations of water and fresh garden vegetables from Hondo Empowerment Committee, anchor with the Southern Movement Assembly and campus site of University Sin Fronteras. Mexican workers’ movement in the late 1870s used this land as an organizing and social space for community. Called “Asociacion Mutualista” or Mutual Aid Society, the Hondo Empowerment Center is built literally […]