Yocelyn Riojas is illustrating The Revolution
Episode 7 // October 11, 2017: She's a Latinx designer and illustrator who's busting stereotypes and fighting for immigration rights in Texas, all through the power of art. Yocelyn's a longtime activist, but recently she's made a name for herself on social media through her illustrations advocating for DREAMers, Latinx representation and disaster relief.
Learn more about Yocelyn's work and organizations she supports:
My Dreams Are Not Illegal illustration
Tu Lucha Es Mi Lucha illustration
League of United Latin American Citizens: a civil rights group working to advance the US Hispanic population's economic standing, education attainment and political influence
Latina Made Not Maid: a group cofounded by Ana M. Feliciano and Erika Hernandez to present Latina culture in a positive (not stereotypical) light
BRN GRL SPK: an organization created by Ugonna Okpalaoka to "give women of color a visible platform to speak truth to their full selves, not just what society has deemed them to be"