Catherine Lizette Gonzalez is the editorial assistant at Colorlines. Originally from Miami, she studied Latin American and Caribbean studies and international affairs as an undergraduate at Florida State University. After interning at Bitch Media, Catherine realized journalism was her path and enrolled in Columbia Journalism School’s master’s program, where she is expected to graduate in May 2018. She was recently a media fellow at Planned Parenthood Federation of America and a radio intern at NPR’s Latino USA. She has also served as a youth educator for Sadie Nash Leadership Project.
Just days after the Trump administration announced its decision to end DACA, thousands of immigrants and their allies rallied in protest and solidarity outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York City.
The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Memphis sanitation strike by training labor organizers to tackle income inequality and racial disparity via the “I Am 2018” campaign.