Activista Rise Up: S4E7

Odilia Romero

Episode 7

Odilia Romero

Season 4 Episode 7 of Activista Rise Up is out now! This week we were joined by Odilia Romero, co-founder and executive director of Comunidades Indigenas en Liderazgo (CIELO). CIELO is a woman-led human rights organization that fights for social justice for indigenous migrant women. CIELO's mission is to instill cultural pride and advance the rights of indigenous women by focusing first on cultural preservation, language justice, gender violence prevention, and reproductive justice. Odilia Romero and CIELO's work has been recognized by Lizzo at the Billboard Awards (youtu.be/XlTGa61eDAk?t=243) and by MALDEF, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Learn more about CIELO here: www.mycielo.org. To learn more about CIELO visit www.19thnews.org/2023/03/cielo-los-angeles-woman-led-nonprofit-indigenous-population and www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/music/story/2022-12-07/here-are-the-17-activists-lizzo-amplified-during-her-peoples-choice-awards-speech. Tune in to watch, listen, and be inspired! ✊🏾 Take Action: To donate and learn more about Odilia’s story and about the indigenous young women her organization supports, visit www.mycielo.org. New episodes are dropping every Thursday at 5 p.m. EST.

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