Episode intro Rachel Reyes is a community organizer from Los Angeles. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, she started her journey in activism during high school as a member of the Bus Riders Union and continues to organize around local politics. Rachel’s activism seeks to defend Angelenos and their right to the city.
We get into what community organization means, failures of capitalism, unions, and how workers organize.
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