Maria Rodriguez

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Maria Rodriguez


Maria del Rosario Rodriguez has worked to defend basic human rights of low-income and migrant peoples for 25 years. She is a graduate of Georgetown University, where she was active in the anti-apartheid and Central America solidarity movements. She connected with Tenants and Workers United, where she became the lead organizer on a campaign to create a housing cooperative.

She has worked to defend public health care coverage and promoted the growth of award-winning free clinics: La Clinica del Pueblo in Washington, D.C. and Good News Care Center in Florida. She also served as Deputy Director of the Human Services Coalition in South Florida.

Maria Rodriguez has been a Board Member for Florida New Majority, ACLU of Florida, New World Foundation Board in New York, and the Highlander Research and Education Center in Tennessee.

She founded Florida Immigrant Coalition in 2005.[1]

FLIC

Maria Rodriguez is Executive Director of the Florida Immigrant Coalition.

Presente.org board

The Presente.org Board of Directors 2015, Adrianna Quintero-Somaini, Oscar Chacon, Favianna Rodriguez, Daniel Souweine, Maria Rodriguez.[2]

Democracy Alliance

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Weston Milliken, Maria Rodriguez Florida Immigrant Coalition, Chris Kromm Institute for Southern Studies, Mary Hooks Southerners On New Ground, Tamieka Atkins ProGeorgia, took part in a panel "The South's evolving progressive power" at the Democracy Alliance Spring 2018 conference.

National Leading From the Inside Out Alum

Maria Rodriguez, Founding Director, Florida Immigrant Coalition, was a 2009 Rockwood Leadership Institute National Leading From the Inside Out Alum.[3]

Florida comrades

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Francesca Menes, June 11 2016, with Maria Asuncion Bilbao, Umi Selah, Tia Oso, Gabriel Garcia-Vera, Alana Greer, Marleine Bastien, Meena Jagannath, Eel Kat, Esi Fynn-Obeng, Lis-Marie Gueguense, Ruth Jeannoel, Kathy Bird Carvajal, Tomas Kennedy, Natalia Jaramillo, Maria Rodriguez, LiLi Bach, Trina Jackson, Marcia Olivo, Daniel Agnew, Francois Alexandre, Karla De Anda, Valencia Gunder, Donald Anthonyson, Opal Ayo and Hulya Miclisse-Polat.

Miami Workers Center supporters

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Miami Workers Center - Tomorrow is #GiveMiamiDay! Now more than ever we need your contribution so we can keep working in 2017 to demand local policies that protect Miami's women, girls and femmes.

We need you! Starting tonight at midnight, please consider giving to the Miami Workers Center here: — with Nilu Choudhury, Tomas Kennedy, Cindy Wiesner, Julia Dawson, Serena Perez, Luisana Perez-Fernandez, Karla De Anda, Julia Daniel, Kathy Bird Carvajal, Gihan Perera, Hashim Benford, Marcia Olivo, Sarai Portillo, Camilo Mejia, Maria Rodriguez, Andrea Mercado, Daniela Saczek, Carla Hansack, Maria Asuncion Bilbao, Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, Trenise Bryant, Natalia Jaramillo, Viviana Ivalo, Miami Girls Foundation and Move to End Violence.

1ra Asamblea De Trabajadoras Del Hogar

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Miami Workers Center June 28, 2016 circulated an ad for 1ra Asamblea De Trabajadoras Del Hogar;

If you clean houses or do you babysit in South Florida, it's time to learn about your rights! Sign up for free at the 1ra Asamblea De Trabajadoras Del Hogar-1st Domestic Workers Assembly in Miami next Saturday 23th of July

T. Claudia Gonzalez, Ale Sau, Natalia Jaramillo, Patricia Sosa, GuadaLupita De La Cruz, Rosana Araujo, Paula Munoz, Amrry Gonzalez, Adrian Madriz, Maria Rodriguez, Isabel Vinent Grimany, Paola Calvo Florido, Tomas Kennedy, Ada Bermejo, Andrea Mercado, Agua Panela, Serena Perez, Francisco Pitico Portillo, Viviana Ivalo, Gabriel Garcia-Vera, Claudia de Anda, Cynthia Selene Hernandez, Rita Mendez, Ivan Parra, Dian Y. Alarcon, Candy Ironworker, Jacqui Carmona, Jeanette Smith, Yaquelin Mela Lopez, Lis-Marie Gueguense, Marcia Olivo, Mauro Kennedy, Laura J. Lopez-Coache, Bertha Sanles Wilson, Daniella Levine Cava, Julio Calderon, Elbert Garcia, Helene Villalonga, Karla De Anda, Jonathan Fried, Levis Torres, Kathy Bird Carvajal, John De Leon, Luisana Perez-Fernandez, Armando Carrada, Sarai Portillo, Saul Aleman, Maria Asuncion Bilbao and Latina Comunica.

"Calling all Dreamers"

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Latina Comunica issued a November 30, 2016 call;

What's going to happen with DACA and DREAMers after Trump? Come get informed and invite your friends!!! RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/378329962503000/ — with Maria Asuncion Bilbao, Dian Y. Alarcon, Adriana Martinez, Jeanette Smith, Armando Carrada, Tomas Kennedy, Saul Aleman, Carloss Roberto A, Gabriel Garcia-Vera, Yaquelin Mela Lopez, Rita Mendez, Isabel Vinent Grimany, Cata Santiago, Bertha Sanles Wilson, Viviana Ivalo, Diego Ramirez, Aldo Martinez, Natalia Jaramillo, Elbert Garcia, Kathy Bird Carvajal, Francesca Menes, Mauro Kennedy, Maria Rodriguez, Luisana Perez-Fernandez, Karla De Anda, Diego N. Sanchez, Marcia Olivo, Rosana Araujo, Ivan Parra, Helene Villalonga, Lis-Marie Gueguense, Claudia Saucedo, Tomas Elias Pendola Biondi, Roberto Benavides, Paola Calvo Florido, Agua Panela, Julio Calderon, Paula Munoz and Jonathan Fried.

Revolutionary Strategies to Beat the Rising Right Wing

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Revolutionary Strategies to Beat the Rising Right Wing, was a nationwide conference call organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Sunday October 30, 2016.

What's the nature of this right-wing threat? What has this election cycle changed about the political terrain we're fighting on? How do we need to prepare for whats coming after the election? Hear about these crucial questions from our panel of top political strategists, including Nelini Stamp, Bill Fletcher, Jr., Linda Burnham, and Sendolo Diaminah.

Those invited, on Facebook included Maria Rodriguez.[4]

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