From the politics of what’s possible to the politics of what we want
Kenia Alcocer and Leonardo Vilchis of the Union de Vecinos in conversation with Ana Vilenica
Keywords: Evictions, tenants union, internationalism, Los Angeles
In this conversation, organisers and base leaders Kenia Alcocer and Leonardo Vilchis from Union de Vecinos and the Los Angeles Tenants Union reflect on the struggle for housing in Los Angeles and beyond. They address issues such as the eviction moratorium, the necessity of providing full protection to tenants, the efforts of the growing tenant associations, building movement infrastructure, and scaling up the movement.