Episode 4 — This Is What Democracy Sounds Like

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Hector chats with Byron Sigcho, an Ecuadorian immigrant activist and community organizer running for alderman in Chicago’s 25th ward. Byron is also the executive director of the Pilsen Alliance, a group working to protect working-class residents from displacement.

You can catch him on Twitter at @ByronSigcho, or follow his campaign’s Facebook page at @SigchoFor25.

A Chicago writer now floating on the edge of Las Vegas, Hector is the editor and publisher of Enclave, as well as a guest columnist for Chile’s Prensa Irreverente. He is the former deputy editor for Latino Rebels, as well as the former managing editor for Gozamos, a Latino "artivist" site based in his hometown. He has contributed to RedEye, a Chicago daily geared toward millennials, and La Respuesta, a New York-based site for the Puerto Rican Diaspora, plus a number of publications, including the Huffington Post. He studied history at the University of Illinois-Chicago, where his focus was on ethnic relations in the United States.

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