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 www.almademujer.org

More about Fuerza Unida:  http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Fuerza-Unida-sewing-cooperative-unveils-its-new-3872688.php

erika

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.