101 results for author: micop


Javier Garcia

Hello my name is Javier Garcia. I am originally from San Martin Peras, Oaxaca. I came to the U.S at seven years old and I have been living here for eighteen years along with my family. I attended Rio Mesa High School and graduated in the year 2015, and I plan on continuing my education very soon. My first language is Mixteco but growing up and studying here I learned Spanish and English and it became my second and third languages. I work as an Interpreter Coordinator with MICOP and at the same time learning more about the problems related to language access that are happening inside and outside of our county. In my free time I enjoy playing the ...

Healing the Soul * Curando el Alma * Na Sándaeé Inié

Healing the Soul  ~ Curando el Alma ~ Na Sándaeé Inié Healing the Soul – Curando el Alma – Na Sándaeé Inié research activities aim to authenticate, validate, integrate, and celebrate indigenous healing practices traditionally used by local Mixteco/Indígena Mexican communities in Ventura County to alleviate mental health symptoms associated with stress, anxiety, and depression. The 3-year mixed-methods research initiative is being conducted by an indigenous led research team and involves more than 350 members of local indigenous communities. This project is funded through the state of California’s MHSA Innovations Funds and Ventura County ...

Oxnard Guelaguetza Festival 2019!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oxnard, California: June 10, 2019 Contact: Arcenio J. López Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing ProjectTelephone: (805) 822-2418Website: www.mixteco.org Email: arcenio.lopez@mixteco.org Oxnard Guelaguetza Festival 2019!             Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project (MICOP) is inviting the public to attend its 2nd Oxnard Guelaguetza Festival in June 30th, 2019 from 10am – 5pm at Plaza Park in Oxnard: 500 S. C Street, Oxnard, CA 93030.  MICOP (Mixteco/Indígena Community Organizing ...

¡Festival Guelaguetza Oxnard 2019!

PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA Oxnard, California: 7 de junio 2019 Contacto: Arcenio J. López Organización Comunitaria de Proyecto Mixteco/Indígena (MICOP)Teléfono: (805) 822-2418Correo electrónico: arcenio.lopez@mixteco.orgSitio de internet: www.mixteco.org ¡Festival Guelaguetza Oxnard 2019! La Organización Comunitaria de Proyecto Mixteco/Indígena (MICOP) invita al publico en general para asistir a su 2do Festival Guelaguetza Oxnard 2019 que se llevara acabo el día 30 de junio del 2019 de 10am a 5pm en la Placita de Oxnard ubicado en el 500 S. C Street, Oxnard CA 93030. La Organización ...

Oportunidad de Trabajo: Coordinador del Programa de Intérpretes de Lenguas Indígenas/ Job Opportunity: Indigenous Language Interpreter Program Coordinator

Job Title Indigenous Language Interpreter Program Coordinator Reports to Executive Director Organization Summary:  The Mixteco/Indígena Community Organizing Project unites indigenous immigrant leaders and allies to aid and empower Ventura County’s indigenous Mexican community.  We develop community leadership, advocate for greater access and equality, and improve educational and health outcomes. Position Summary:  The Interpreter Coordinator will join MICOP’s central office team as a valuable part of our efforts to promote linguistic access and justice for the indigenous community in Ventura County.&...

Oportunidad de Trabajo: Organizador Comunitario de Labor/ Job Opportunity: Labor Community Organizer

DESCRIPCION DE TRABAJO Titulo:                   Organizador Comunitario de Labor Reportar a:          Organizador Comunitario Pago por hora:   $17/hora - 18/hora +Beneficios (Dental, Seguranza de Salud, PTO, & 10 días festivos) ACERCA DE LA ORGANIZACION: La Organización Comunitaria de Proyecto Mixteco/Indigena fue fundada en el 2001 con la misión de apoyar, organizar y empoderar a la comunidad indígena migrante en el Condado de Ventura a través de la lucha por el acceso a la salud, ...

This California Radio Station Is All About Protecting Indigenous Culture

CulturePosted: April 11, 2019 by HipLatina/ Story by Araceli Cruz Ventura County sits just above the Los Angeles area and below Santa Barbara. It’s a gorgeous place that is made up of beaches, mountains, and fields. It’s also home to 20,000 indigenous Oaxacan people who have planted their roots there since the 1970s. These people work there, go to school there, and cultivate the sprawling agricultural landscape — but for the most part, they are often an overlooked community. While there are various immigration groups to support them, there’s also a radio station that is promoting their indigenous culture and educating the commun...

Tequio Scholarship Program Launches its Sixth Year!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOxnard, California: April 12th, 2019 Contact: Arcenio J. López Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing ProjectTelephone: (805) 822-2418 cell Email: arcenio.lopez@mixteco.org Website: www.mixteco.org Tequio Scholarship Program Launches its Sixth Year!             The Tequio Scholarship Committee of the Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project (MICOP) will hold a press conference on April 23rd, 2019 to publicly announce the release of their college scholarship application, supporting indigenous immigrant youth.  The press conference will be at 7:00 ...

Job Opportunity: Especialista de Alcanse/Outreach Specialist

DESCRIPCIÓN DE POSICIÓN TÍTULO: Especialista de alcance REPORTA A: Gerente y Directora de programa Acceso SALARIO: $17.5/hora, tiempo completo con beneficios (seguro dental y salud, tiempo libre pagado, & 10 días festivos) Resumen de la organización: Fundada en el 2001, Mixteco/Indígena Community Organizing Project (MICOP) ayuda, organiza y empodera la comunidad inmigrante indígena del condado de Ventura por medio de acceso mejorado a recursos de la comunidad y salud, organizando comunidad y abogacía, educación, asistencia directa, promoción cultural, y Radio Indígena. MICOP está localizado en Oxnard, CA. Resum...

Job Opportunity: Labor Advocate

POSITION DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE:                Labor Advocate REPORTS TO:          Senior Community Organizer ANNUAL SALARY:   $18/hour - 19/hour Hour per week:          30hrs/week (Dental, Health insurance, PTO, & 10 holidays) Organization Summary: Founded in 2001, Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project (MICOP) aids, organizes and empowers Ventura County’s indigenous immigrant communities through improved access to health and community resources, ...