A concise de-construction and critique of what the word “illegal” has come to mean and how we might reframe and re-label “earned legalization” and “amnesty.” (Jan., 2008; 4 p.)
How an immigrant-based movement has taken a “do-it-ourselves” approach to Latino voter organizing in an area where Latinos are numerous but Latino voters are not. The title, “Where There Aren’t [Very Many] Voters,” invokes the popular community manual “Donde No Hay Médico”. (October, 2008; 9 pages)
This narrative, presently about 60% complete, interweaves the stories, historical background and commentary about our movement’s early years (1976 thru 1988) defined and consumed by our legal and community-organizing resistance to INS raids and the struggle for immigration reform. (March, 2008; 75 pages completed in Word).