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In the magic hour, under the light of a full moon it was a long good bye in Phoenix Arizona for a group setting off to defy unjust laws in order to dignify them.

The scene was frenetic. A group hunched over a generator, trying out the 5th theory of how to kick start some a/c. The flowing finishing touches of clear coat paint, a labor of love created by many different people. Bags being packed, like a crowded freeway when everyone’s trying to get home.

Published in Marisa Franco

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  • Marisa currently works as Campaign Coordinator for the National Day Laborer Organizing Network.  She joined NDLON’s staff during the upsurge of movement in reaction to human rights crisis in her native state of Arizona.  She continues to support the emerging human rights movement in Arizona, along with local campaigns to end criminalization across the country.  Marisa comes out of multi-racial organizing across community and labor issues.  Previously she has worked for POWER, Domestic Workers United, Right to the City Alliance and helped form the National Domestic Workers Alliance.  She is a from Guadalupe, Arizona and studied at Arizona State University.  Read more of Marisa's writing on at http://lafranx.wordpress.com/ and follow her on twitter at @marisa_franco.

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