Matthew Wackerle

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Matthew Wackerle


Matthew Wackerle is an Austin, Texas activist. Former Legal Intern at Equal Justice Center.

Education

  • Studies at University of Texas School of Law.
  • Studied Special Education at University of St. Thomas - Houston.
  • Studied Social Sciences at The University of Chicago.
  • Studied Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin
  • Went to Bellaire High School, Bellaire, TX

Austin Beloved Community site launch

Thursday May 1, 2014 marked the InternationalWorker's Day.

Many grassroots organizations and activists gathered at Resistencia Bookstore to celebrate and to recognize the official web launch for Austin Beloved Community.

Austin has a rich history of social justice organizations, artists and activists who have worked hard to fix longstanding problems in neighborhoods and communities.

Organizations participating included: ACC/AFT Local 6249, ADAPT, ALLGO, Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera, Campaign to End the Death Penalty, Challenger Newspaper, Creative Action, Code Pink, Democratic Socialists of America, Education Austin, Freedom Road Socialist Organization (/OSCL), Grassroots Leadership, Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition, International Socialist Organization, MonkeyWrench Books, People's History in Texas, PODER, Proyecto Defensa Laboral (Workers Defense Project), Resistencia Bookstore, Rise Up Texas, Texans United for Families (TUFF), The Sierra Club, The Rag Blog, Texas Jail Project, Third Coast Activist, Treasure City Thrift, TSEU/CWA Local 6186, Women's Community Center.

Event organizers were Anne Lewis and Jacob Branson.

Music by Sonoita, Fandango Tejas, Mario Garza, Kiko Villamizar, Kiya Heartwood, and The Bronze Band! [1]

Attendees included Jacob Branson (MC), Sarah Rafael Garcia, Ang Garcia.

Those indicating attendance on Wherevent included Elizabeth Kay Walker, Bella Novella, Magda Lena, Diana Claitor, Ana Sofia Perez, Sarah Cheatham Somera, Jennifer May, Andrea Black, Jen Rogue, Leslie Cunningham, Andrea Zarate, Maribel Falcon, Jamie Love, Unkle Frank, Alma Buena, Shelby Alexander, Ci Rocha, Mariann Garner-Wizard, Carrie Morales, Ginger Miles, Katherine Pace, Beverly Baker Moore, Kiya Heartwood, Lilia Rosas, Cassandra Johnson, Olimpia Nuth, Devon Malick, Claudia Zapata, Monica A. Guzman, Bernice Hecker, Raven Pena, Anne Lewis, Michelle Mejia, Emma Mutrux, Joanna Saucedo, Nicole Licea, Marielle Septien, Alice Embree, Diana Gomez, Juanita Spears, Sophia Nachalo, Rocío Villalobos, Joanna Rabiger, Stacy Guidry, Fotografia Caldosa, Kate Layton, Hallie Boas, Danielle King, Vanessa Ramos, Pamela Larson, Monica Teresa Ortiz, Michelle Ramirez, Annaliese Krumnow, Marisa Perales, Robin Lane, Dawnielle Castledine, Cristina Parker, Kathryn Baker, Lisa Hernandez, Margaret Peace, Paige Managiere, Daisy Fran Clark, Seth Hutchinson, Adrian Orozco, Michael King, Ricky Martinez, Peter Sea, Marshall Bennett, Matthew Wackerle, Gilbert Cortez Rivera, Jacob Branson, Mukund Rathi, Gregorio Casar, Carl Webb, Librado Almanza, Kam Ran, Roan Boucher, Juan Belman, Mark McKim, Crayvon Corpening, Dave Cortez, Lindsay J. Porter, Ray Reece, Alex Befort, Antonio Cadarço Marques, Joe Cooper, Richard Swafford, Mike Corwin, Zach Guerinot, Joe Rocha, Tracey Schulz, Thorne Dreyer, Braden Latham-Jones, Juan A. Izaguirre.[2]

Socialist Alternative

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In 2016 he was a branch organiser at Socialist Alternative, Austin, Texas.

Socialist Alternative - Austin, TX Weekly Meeting

Socialist Alternative - Austin, TX Weekly Meeting 926 E Cesar Chavez St, Unit C1,Austin, Thursday 18 June 2015, 19:00 till Thursday 18 June 2015, 20:30

Organized by : Socialist Alternative - Austin.

Weekly meeting of the Austin branch of Socialist Alternative. We will be discussing our current roles in helping workers to organize at their jobs. We will also discuss what we can offer in our alliance with Ratpac, a radical trans workers organization.

Those indicating attendance on Wherevent included Crystal Davila, Natalia Rocafuerte, Vanessa Schaefer, Elle Zenitram, María Limon, Lucy Murphy, Zach Guerinot, Robert Griswold, Richard Swafford, Jacob Branson, Ted Anderson, Jesús I'x Nazario , Matthew Wackerle, Steven Walters, Matt Gramann, Jeremy Granados Brad Crowder, Marco Gutierrez, Karl Herrera, Joseph George.[3]

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