Activism Grows in Hudson Valley Amid Divisive Times

Amid turbulent times marked by instances of violence and racist rhetoric, Ignacio Acevedo sees positive change occurring.

Acevedo, the lead organizer with Nobody Leaves Mid-Hudson, a Poughkeepsie organization that advocates for working-class people of color, said the Hudson Valley is experiencing a surge in activism among its minority groups.

"After living here for 27 years, I don't think I've ever seen people of my community speaking up like this before," he said.

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