Alheli M. Herrera

Organizer
Enlace Chicago
Alheli Herrera is an organizer with Enlace Chicago, a member organization of the United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations. She is a 1.5 generation immigrant from Mexico and her work has been dedicated to justice for immigrants in the U.S.

Presentations from Facing Race 2012

Launching Proactive Policy Agendas for Racial Equity

How do we move from reacting to racial disparities to proactively addressing racial equity? In this workshop, the Organizing Apprenticeship Project (OAP) in Minnesota, United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations (UCCRO) in Illinois, Maine People's Alliance (MPA) will share their experience using legislative report cards, policy guides and proactive agendas that highlight racial equity issues. These organizations are using innovative tools and strategies for introducing an equity-focused framework into the policy-making arena.

Speakers: Vina Kay, Jermaine Toney, Alheli M. Herrera