Voting is one of the most powerful things people of color can do to change the world we live in

Latina woman holding a little American flag, she has a “Voted” sticker on her shirt.

“But voting doesn’t work, it doesn’t really matter. Our vote doesn’t even count, and they’re going to do what they want anyway, regardless of what we vote for,” my mom let me know when I was 15. Like many other Latinx folks, my mother raised her children with the belief…

Irene Franco Rubio

A young woman of color of Guatemalan and Mexican descent, Irene is a devoted social justice activist & catalyst for change born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona.

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