Facing Race: A National Conference in St. Louis, MO — November 20-22, 2024

Juan Miguel Cornejo Millan

Organizer | Semillas Arizona
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Miguel is an organizer in Phx Arizona. He organizes with semillas Arizona, his organizing has been focused in migrant rights since he was first arrested and deported back in 2008.

Presentations from Facing Race 2022

How to Organize a Hunger Strike in Detention Center

In 2015 after the death of Jose de Jesus in Eloy Detention Center, over 200 inmates organized a hunger strike. Simultaneously a rally was being held outside by families of detainees. This breakout session will go over the process, strategy, and consequences of hunger strike while in detention / prison.

Speakers: Juan Miguel Cornejo Millan, Sandra Ojeda