Contributors

Jeantelle Laberinto

Jeantelle Laberinto is a Filipina community organizer, cultural worker, and freelance writer. Her writing focuses on local politics, community stories, and grassroots struggles. Born and raised in San Francisco, Jeantelle is deeply committed to building people power with her community to reclaim space and fight against displacement, disinvestment, and cultural erasure.

She currently works as a community organizer for [people. power. media].

Stories & Opinion

Claiming Space: Culture, Arts and Resistance

Achieving Equity in City Planning
To understand the role of culture and arts in equitable city planning, [people. power. media] spent months learning directly from San Francisco’s cultural districts about the efforts they are taking to claim space and resist erasure.

History of Anti-Asian Violence

Opinion
There is a long legacy of American violence against Asians that spans centuries, and these recent attacks only build on the long legacy of white supremacy, systemic racism, exploitation, and imperialism.