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Thank you Mamá

We celebrate all strong mothers and mother figures every day, but especially on Mother’s Day. My Mother has always been my supporter and my own personal cheerleader. She is there for me, and for my siblings every step of the way. Although she doesn’t live nearby anymore, we talk every day. I do not take this for granted. I know …

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This May Day, Let’s Make It About Our Educators…

Friends, family and supporters – Today is a special day where we honor labor, laborers and their families in appreciation for their sacrifices. It is their ethic, drive and values that are the backbone of this country. May Day is a celebration which helps us to reflect on this country’s foundational value of hard work. Those same values are reflected …

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Community Resources during #RedForEd Walk Outs

First and foremost, it has been inspirational to witness the level of courage Arizona educators have demonstrated in the past months during the #RedForEd movement. Our educators have organized and mobilized our communities and proudly I stand with them.  I think of my sister, Gaby, a teacher and my mother a cafeteria worker, both in Douglas, Arizona and many of …

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Why We March

Tomorrow morning I will be at the March For Our Lives to support the youth that are paving the way for progress and safety in Arizona. I am inspired by the youth leadership that has flourished out of tragedy to fight for important issues in our nation. These are the leaders who will be shaping our communities for years to …

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Allow Me to Introduce Myself

Allow me to introduce myself. Hi, my name is Liz Luna. I am a past Los Diablos scholar, the daughter of two immigrant parents, the godmother of a child with a single-ventricle heart condition, a product of public education, and I am a resident of LD 30. I am very excited and proud to be the campaign manager for Raquel …

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¡Que Vivan Las Mujeres! Long live women!

Happy International Women’s Day! Today especially, let’s celebrate the amazing women in our lives. Let’s celebrate all of us! The ones who stay home to care for their children, the ones who work two jobs, the ones who run a business, the single mothers, the ones pursuing an education, the ones who are in the process of learning who they …

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Help us finish strong December 31st.

Our first filing for our campaign is only days away and not only do we need to have a strong financial showing, but we have to show others the grassroots force and momentum you all have shown me.