Union de Vecinos
Sabbatical, 2006

Leonardo Vilchis is the Executive Director of Union de Vecinos, a nonprofit in East Los Angeles that builds community through organizing, developing leaders, building coalitions and creating models for dialogue and democratic practices. A working artist who amplifies his organizing with videography and sound installation, Mr. Vilchis is celebrating the tenth anniversary of Union de Vecinos this year with the 1,500 volunteers and leaders in its Network of Neighborhood Communities.


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