Partner Spotlight: An Interview with Centro Legal de la Raza

June 9th, 2020|Categories: Dispatches from the Field, Immigration, Labor Issues, Poverty and Economic Rights, Refugees|Tags: , , , , , |

Founded in 1969, Centro Legal de la Raza is a legal services agency protecting and advancing the rights of low-income, immigrant, and Latino communities through bilingual legal representation, education, and advocacy. Voice of Witness spoke to Carolina Martin Ramos, Centro Legal’s Director of Programs and Advocacy, about how the pandemic has impacted their [...]

VOW Launches “Unheard Voices of the Pandemic” Storytelling Project

May 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Voice of Witness is currently working on a new, rapid-response oral history project called Unheard Voices of the Pandemic, which aims to—through critical, humanizing first-person narratives—illuminate how marginalized communities are being disproportionately affected by the pandemic. In the media, COVID-19 has been frequently described as a great equalizer, but the reality is that long-standing inequities have been further exacerbated. Voice of [...]