Natalia Fajardo

Natalia Fajardo

Natalia Fajardo lives and grows food in Milwaukee, where she worked for a chocolate factory before COVID-19 struck. She is a full-time volunteer organizer with the Wisconsin Poor People's Campaign and Vecinos Unidos, a group of families, workers and immigrants on the South Side of Milwaukee, in struggle for dignified lives and the realization of the human rights of their community. She lives with her partner Gabriel.

Natalia Fajardo and her husband Gabriel in Milwaukee. (Photo provided.)

You are only as healthy as I am

By: - June 4, 2020

March was three months ago. It was also a lifetime ago. In mid-March, both my husband and I had jobs. We were able to travel occasionally to our home country of Colombia to visit our families and get medical care. We could send money to our families there. We didn’t have a lot, but we […]