a poem by Kevin Madrigal Galindo

About The Poet

Kevin Madrigal Galindo is a food justice advocate and decolonizer of health. He is a first-generation Chicano hijo de su chingada madre from Sur San Francisco. In 2016, he co-founded Farming Hope in San Francisco to provide employment opportunities in food for folks experiencing homelessness. Kevin is a recipient of the Brooklyn Poets Retreat Fellowship for 2021, and his work has been featured in Bozalta, The Boiler, The Antilang Project, and many community-driven publications. 

Kevin reimagines the history of his communidad by bringing light and pride to the Latinx experiences that create the backdrop on which many American lives depend. In his free time, you can find him cooking vegan enchiladas verdes to highly curated R&B playlists and dancing to Earth, Wind & Fire. 

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