I was first drawn to Taller de José because I related to the accompaniment of people in our community. Being a first-generation Mexican-American daughter, I grew up feeling a certain responsibility to advocate for my parents in a country that they did not know, and where it felt like almost everyone spoke a language that they did not speak. It was a lot of pressure for me as a child, but now as an adult, I am grateful for those experiences because through them I was able to find a vocation in community advocacy. I am excited to be a part of Taller de José and to get to walk alongside people in the community who are in need. We are not meant to make it through struggle alone and I am here to serve people in whatever ways I can.
Si quieres llegar rápido, ve solo; si quieres llegar lejos, vayamos juntos.