Editor’s Note: This interview in our Feminist Giving IRL series features Marisa Franco, Director and Co-founder of Mijente, a hub for Latinx/Chicanx organizing and movement building.
1. What do you wish you had known when you started out in your profession?
I would reemphasize the importance of relationships, staying curious, and seeking joy and pride in one’s work.
2. What is your current greatest professional challenge?
The leadership development of folks who are looking to get more involved and learn new skills while responding to the many changing conditions we deal with. We have finite time and resources, and it can be a challenge to balance between moving externally to respond to opportunities and crises and doing the development work.Read More