May 23, 2021
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS | Episode 4
Young activist - Zeltzyn Sanches - discusses how young people have to get involved in their community and gain information about the activities for black and brown minorities available in a country like the USA. But if when they do, they need to know thei
Women are taking power in leadership and creating generations of young activists, mothers to daughters.
Like Zeltzyn Sanches who comes from a dancing mother and activist from Mexico. Her mother is an influence in participating in activities in her community. Zeltzyn grew up in the USA and is a DACA student. She was brought here when she was 6 years old. Most recently, Sanches was with her mother on a hunger strike to raise $3.5 billion for immigrants who were excluded from the government stimulus checks. These immigrants worked during the pandemic in the city of New York. Through this effort the team of activist were able to raise $2.1 billion. "...but we have a long way to go!", she said. Sanches believes she is able to contribute more by being a commissioner in her Westchester, NY municipality.
Activists and Consultant
Westchester, NYBoard Member at Sustainable Port Chester Alliance