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Lulu Matute

Community Research Fellow

School of the Americas Watch

Lulu graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in American Studies with a research focus on contemporary migration from Central America and the subsequent criminalization and incarceration of asylum-seekers at the US/Mexico border. She’s a recipient of the Robert and Colleen Haas Scholars Award. Lulu Joined SOA Watch in 2017 as a student delegate during that year’s Border Encuentro in Nogales Arizona/Sonora. In her capacity with the organization, she works with a wide network of academics, artists, and community leaders to organize educational events and projects relating to the history of U.S. intervention in Latin America, hemispheric militarization, and immigration policies. She’s an EMT-B Search and Rescue specialist in Northern California national parks and a humanitarian aid volunteer at the U.S./Mexico border (California/Baja, Arizona/Sonora). 

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