José Enriquez Oral History Interview
José Enriquez describes the work and training he receives as an apprentice in the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 1505, NM. After becoming indentured as an apprentice in 2015, Enriquez sees the value of his Union job with the emphasis on safety and quality work. He has been active in a number of political campaigns, more recently supporting Bernie Sanders in New Mexico and Hillary Clinton in Nogales, AZ where he worked as a field organizer for the Arizona Democratic Party. Enriquez expresses an interest in issues relevant to young people in the country today, including climate change, college affordability, sustainability as well as a more anti-capitalist view of political party politics.
NM PIRG (Public Interest Research Group), universal health care, living wage, workers' rights, Socialism, immigrants, NM PDA (Progressive Democrats of America)
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Pinkey, Diane and José Enriquez. "José Enriquez Oral History Interview." (2017). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/wphnm/27