Cuéntame means: Count me or tell me your story – and we ask everyone to do so!
Whether YOU are an activist, student, organizer, we want to tell your story!
From tackling worker abuse to student debt and social inequality, Cuéntame tells these stories and more in order to mobilize toward a more just society.
Axel Caballero – Cuéntame Founder
Axel Caballero was born in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. Before, Axel was the Media and Community Relations Director for Peace Education Fund and Peace Action West. For over 10 years, Axel has been active on diverse campaigns issues from nuclear disarmament, environmental protection, immigration to human rights and Latin American affairs. He has been part in several electoral teams both in the United States as in Mexico. He was part of the Global Security Institute, a non-profit for nuclear disarmament as well as Aim for Human Rights in the Netherlands focused mainly on human rights in Latin America and the development of visual and film projects.
He is a graduate in Political Science and International Relations as well as Law and Society and visual arts and media studies form the University of California in San Diego (UCSD) and received his masters in International Law and Protection of Human Rights from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands, focusing on the advancement of human rights through visual medium - where he also participated in numerous forums on multiple international treaties.
Carlos Mirada is currently the Video Editor and Motion Graphic Artist for Cuéntame. A native Brazilian, his background in both culture and education has naturally infused his style. He studied communications in Brazil and has graduate in Film & Electronic Arts @ CSULB. A well-rounded Independent Filmmaker, Editor and Motion Graphic Artist. Before joining Cuéntame, Carlos has worked in a wide range of productions from Documentaries, to Commercials & Corporate, to TV & Music Videos. In 2007, Carlos was nominated for the California EMMY for editing the short documentary: Kumeyaay – survival in the weave. He’s also a translator for Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Luis Moreno is an ardent believer in cultural revolutions as precedents for social change. He began his tenure with Cuéntame as an intern and graduated into the New Media Coordinator position. He was born in Durango Mexico and grew up in Southern California - Orange County, Riverside County, and Santa Barbara County. He is a graduate of University of California, Santa Barbara.