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Humans of CIRC: Alex Galeana

Humans of CIRC: Alex Galeana

Alex is the Field Director for our sister organization, CIRC Action Fund, 501(c)4. What does immigrant rights mean to you? For me, immigrant rights means realizing that we’re not alone in this movement and we shouldn’t think alone. That’s really…

Humans of CIRC: Ariadma Seguro

Today I called someone, and they told me, "Yes, I’m a citizen now and I'm registered to vote." Both policy and direct impact work are very important to me, because one feeds the other. We’re supporting people on a process like naturalizing, which can be long and stressful, helping people get over this hurdle so they’re ready to vote and make their opinions and voices heard, to be civically engaged in more ways.

Humans of CIRC: Gladis Ibarra

But when it comes down to the basics, it’s about me going from not being able to feel safe in saying, "This is who I am," to empowering other directly impacted people to see the power of their words, the strength in their words, and recognize that they can be part of the change.