Thriving in the Fight: A Survival Manual for Latinas on the Front Lines of Change

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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5.5 X 8.4 X 0.5 inches | 0.44 pounds

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About the Author

Denise Padín Collazo is the senior advisor for external affairs at Faith in Action, the nation's largest faith-based, progressive organizing network, where she has advanced the cause of social justice over the past twenty-five years. She is also an official member of the Forbes Nonprofit Council, an invitation-only organization for executives in successful nonprofit organizations.


"Denise is one of the nation's most experienced community organizers. She's been in the fight for most of her life. I'm sure her ideas will ignite and inspire many emerging leaders in the movement for change!" --Edgar Villanueva, author of Decolonizing Wealth; founder and Chief Strategist, Decolonizing Wealth Project; and Senior Vice President of Programs and Advocacy, Schott Foundation for Public Education

"A must-read for Latinas on the journey to justice. The stories in this book are our stories, and Denise tells them with wisdom, authenticity, and love." --Thriving in the Fight Advisory Board: Andrea Marta, Brenda Gavin-Garcia, Catalina Morales, Crystal Walthall, Denise Lopez, Erin Williams, Gabby Trejo, Heather Cabral, Johana Bencomo, Nanci Palacios, Rich Morales, and Tere Flores Onofre

"At a time when so many in this country are struggling to contend with a new era of racial and gender oppression, we need the power, the wisdom, and the experience of women of color now more than ever. Denise's book is a clarion call to Latinas in the movement--and to the rest of us--that they are ready and poised to lead with hope, love, and light!" --Rev. Alvin Herring, Executive Director, Faith in Action International Network

"This book is a must read. It is definitely a helpful resource for Latina organizers and activists. Additionally, it provides important insights for white leaders who want to get better at supporting Latina leadership." --Aaron Dorfman, President and CEO, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy