Kenia Alcocer: “People are choosing between paying their rent or staying alive”

Kenia also talks about the resilience of migrant communities amid the pandemic despite being some of the most impacted.

May 27, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

Kenia Alcocer of the Los Angeles organization Uníon de Vecinos and the Los Angeles Tenants Union discusses the struggle being waged in the city and across the country to demand rent cancellation. She explains that the demand is a “no-brainer,” and any other option means community members would be accruing more debt and risking eviction in the future.