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When Emma Gonzalez Led March For Our Lives This Weekend She Followed In The Footsteps Of These Latina Civil Rights Leaders

3. Carmen Perez

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In 2017, Perez helped lead the country in its largest protest in U.S. history as a co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington. In her 20 year career as an activist, Perez has dedicated her advocacy to some of today’s most important civil rights issues including violence against women, mass incarceration, gender inequality and community policing. Before the Women’s March she helped launch a 9-day 250-mile march from New York City to Washington, DC called March2Justicewhich implored congressional lawmakers to turn their attention to the nation’s police justice crisis.

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