Carlos Saavedra has been active in the immigrant rights movement for the last 20 years building and co-founding organizations for immigrant students and workers. Since founding the Ayni Institute in 2013, Ayni has been coaching and training organizers and leaders in movement building. The institute deeply believes that in order to bring justice in the world we must renew our world cultures and spiritual traditions to be closer to Mother Earth and Reciprocity, that is why Carlos works with indigenous communities in Latin America to support them.
A political development involving U.S. Senate candidate Hill Harper and U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib, has cast a stark light on what many progressive lawmakers see as the corrupting influence of money in American politics.
In a controversial move, the GOP-led House Budget Committee's hearing to establish a fiscal commission raises alarms for potential cuts in Social Security and Medicare, sparking widespread criticism and concerns for the future of these essential programs.