Field Director of Mijente
Jacinta Gonzalez is Field Director of Mijente, a political home for Latinx and Chicanx people who seek racial, economic, gender and climate justice. Previously, Jacinta worked at PODER in México, organizing the Río Sonora River Basin committees against water contamination by the mining industry. Jacinta was the lead organizer for the New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice Congress of Day Laborers (2007-2014). In Louisiana, González helped establish a base of day laborers and undocumented families dedicated to building worker power, advancing racial justice, and organizing against deportations in post-Katrina New Orleans.