In light of recent anti-Asian hate crimes and an unknown future regarding mass evictions caused by the pandemic, the LMC reaches out to our Filipino brother’s & sister’s by speaking with Estella Habal about the legacy of the San Francisco International Hotel. Estella Habal is an activist, scholar, and the author of, “San Francisco’s International Hotel: Mobilizing the Filipino American Community in the Anti-Eviction Movement.”
In our latest installment to our Undocumented & LGBTQ series, the LMC speaks with Alexandra Rodriguez de Ruiz on how the pandemic has taken its toll on the Latinx LGBTQ community & the leaders that have been lost. Alexandra Rodriguez de Ruiz is a transgender activist, scholar, and co-founder of El/La Para TransLatinas.
As the drama of COVID vaccine access takes over the world, what is the status of vaccines for essential farmworkers? And even if vaccine access is ensured for this population, what are some of the barriers to access faced by the undocumented farmworker community? The LMC speaks with Robin Lewy of the Rural Women’s Health Project (RWHP.org).