A recent statistic shows that New York State renters owe more than $1 billion in unpaid rent. It’s no secret that 2020 was a difficult year for monthly rent payments, with rising unemployment and medical costs associated with it. It’s also no secret that housing continues to be a dire issue in the United States […]Read More Housing Justice: After a Year of Covid, Where Are We Now?
The impact of Covid on the United States has been incredibly devastating. Its effects have not only brought new problems to the surface, but they also have increased existing issues in exponential proportions. One of these existing issues is that of Housing Inequality, which has disproportionately impacted many Americans since the early 1900s. Some of […]Read More Housing Inequality in the Time of Covid
The current condition of the United States has been nothing short of divided since the State of Emergency was announced in March of 2020. With the politicization of mask-wearing and quarantine, and the ever increasing national coronavirus cases, the presidential election has only succeeded in further dividing the country. Rampant chaos of the pandemic and […]Read More Police Reform within Dutchess County
Femicide – A word, which is unknown to many, has become the source of violent acts around the world. The relentless killing of young girls and women, generally due to their sex, has sparked outrage in predominantly Latin American countries. Many of these crimes against women include: intimate and non-intimate femicide, honor killings, sexual orientation […]Read More El Violador Eres Tu / The Rapist is You: Protest Performance
This is my home, this thin edge of barbed wire, but the skin of the Earth is seamless, the sea cannot be fenced, el mar does not stop at borders (…) This land was Mexican once, was Indian always, and will be again.” Gloria Anzaldúa Art has been an impactful form of activism throughout history, […]Read More Art as Activism