Two years ago we started a facebook page – with news, campaigns, actions, music and more – now we are growing into a full network!
Cuéntame means: Count me or tell me your story – and we ask everyone to do so! Cuéntame is a place for Latinos and the public in general!
Whether YOU are a sports fan, movie fan, activist, artist, student, parent, organizer, Latino or not, award winning novelist, astronaut, actor, painter, or anything else, all are welcome here! Tell us your story!
The official page of the ¡Latino Instigators! Through short video, docu-series, interviews from our studio, the streets, or sent to us by you, we unite voices and create a powerful community.
From tackling unjust immigration laws to exclusive features on Latino arts, music and film you will connect directly with fellow activists, artists, writers, figures and much more!
Cuéntame the ¡Latino Instigators! – Our Staff:
Axel Caballero – Cuéntame Founder | Director
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.
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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.
Raul Preciado – Cuéntame | Press/Outreach Coordinator
Raúl Preciado is the press/outreach coordinator at Cuéntame. He originally came on board during the 2012 election cycle to work as the Electoral Coordinator and has stayed on to continue to develop the partnerships created during the election. He grew up in South Central Los Angeles where he first became active in his community as student body President of Thomas Jefferson High School working with the Human Relations Commission of the City and County of Los Angeles to ease racial tensions on campus. He also became active in the fight for immigrant rights around the same time when massive protests took place around the country to protest the Sensenbrenner bill HR4437. He continued his immigrant rights activism in college at California State University Long Beach and afterwards having worked with the Coalition of Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles. He has worked on statewide campaigns in California and New Mexico as well as National campaigns for Immigration reform and The Dream Act before joining Cuéntame.
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