Art in Action and Community Featuring Veronica Martinez
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In this episode we get to hear from Veronica Martinez, an artist and activist currently living in Chicago, Illinois. Veronica recounts her journey as a struggling student to her current work as a local activist collaborating with grass roots organizers and local news organizations to deliver powerful messages to the community. Check her out work at @verx_martinez. A special thanks goes to Fernando Romulo and Jesus Montero. Thank you so much for sharing your perspective during my episode research.

Trigger Warning - there will be discussions about racial violence.
To learn more about what happened in Cicero, IL on May 31 and June 1, 2020, check out this in depth timeline by Cicero Independiente.
https://www.ciceroindependiente.com/unrest-in-cicero-how-one-day-shook-a-town

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Intro music by Aeryn Santillan, follow them @peopleplacesrecords

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