Marce Gutiérrez, Founder & Executive Director, Azul and Irma R. Muñoz, Founder & Executive Director, Mujeres de la Tierra advocating for the ban on plastic bags.
When grassroots activism becomes a commodity
"Grassroots political action, typically understood as the exclusive purview of citizen organizers, has been adapted as a commercial practice deployed by consultants on behalf of corporations, trade associations, and the wealthiest and most professionalized advocacy organizations," writes Edward T. Walker in "Grassroots for Hire: Public Affairs Consultants in American Democracy " (Cambridge University Press).
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Below is a video of the Latino community supporting the ban on plastic bags. Watch Irma Muñoz, President/Founder of Mujeres de la Tierra discuss the ban on plastic bags.