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.

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