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Mission & Vision

A daughter of the South Texas borderlands, I bask in the blurred culturas, languages, and histories that make up this parched and lush landscape. 


I weave personal essays out of memory, oral history/interviews, formal research, poesia, dreams, myths, and Anzaldúan theory.


In addition, I compose MAS curriculum as a means of empowering the barrio youth of the borderlands. 


 I strive to “sift, sort, and symbolize,” as la maestra Anzaldúa describes, in order to “re-envision the map of the known world.” 


My work both consults the ancestors’ maps and seeks new paths amongst the established trails.