Xavi Burgos Peña

Xavi Burgos Peña is co-founder of La Respuesta magazine. He is a Boricua/ Dominicano of the Diaspora who has lived his life between New York City and Chicago. His professional experience is mostly in the area of community-building, including youth development, social marketing, and organizing against gentrification. His journalism credits include being editor and chief designer for Que Ondee Sola magazine, columnist for La Voz del Paseo Boricua newspaper, contributor to Gozamos magazine, and guest writer for Claridad newspaper in Puerto Rico. Contact: xavi@larespuestamedia.com

(De)Colonial Subjects: Youth Activism in Chicago’s Puerto Rican Community

In this episode of (De)Colonial Subjects host Xavier “Xavi” Luis Burgos speaks with organizer Alyssa Villegas Rodríguez about youth activism and gentrification in Humboldt Park and her work to free political prisoner Oscar López Rivera.

(De)Colonial Subjects is a collaborative podcast between La Respuesta magazine and Gozamos.

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(De)Colonial Subjects: Sex, Rape Culture, and Queer Boricuas

In this episode of (De)Colonial Subjects, host Xavier “Xavi” Luis Burgos speaks with activists Iliana Figueroa and Mayadet Patitucci Cruz on the issues of sex and rape culture in mainstream society and in the Puerto Rican Diaspora.

*(De)Colonial Subjects is a collaborative podcast between La Respuesta magazine and Gozamos.

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