Interview with Petra Mata of Fuerza Unida (San Antonio)

This is a video of Petra Mata from San Antonio, TX’s Fuerza Unida. The interview is part of a series of videos filmed during Alma de Mujer: Center for Social Change’s “Women’s Activist Gathering” in Austin, TX on July 31-August 02, 2009. For more information on Alma de Mujer, visit

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Erika González is a Tejana-Xicana born on the borderlands of Eagle Pass, Tx and Piedras Negras Coahuila, Mx.She is the former Co-Director of East Austin based grassroots environmental justice organization PODER (People Organized in Defense of Earth and her Resources).Currently Erika teaches Kindergarten in East Oakland and is enjoying being a mother of two beautiful children.