Brothers for Life


One of the most moving and powerful moments in my life was watching councilman-elect and my best friend Daniel Penaloza being sworn in as the youngest council member in Porterville’s history yesterday. Seeing him up there in the dais, my mind went back to the experiences we’ve shared together. Sleeping in cars, road trips to Sacramento and LA when we would exchange ideas about organizing and politics, and the nervous chitters before speaking truth to power. Although this is new, it feels like it was always meant to be.

I GOT INTO ONE OF THE BEST MASTERS PROGRAMS IN THE WORLD!


Well now I have a real decision to make. I will go to graduate school. It will happen. But will attend this year or next? I am finally in a stable period in my life where I have health insurance, life insurance, a vehicle, a livable wage, and living in a place that I love. But going back to live like a student now that I have a little taste of the good life?