New York, NY
Aura Bogado is Colorlines' news editor and reporter, covering a range of issues including Native American communities, immigration and community organizing. Aura was the community journalism coordinator and an investigative reporter for Voting Rights Watch 2012, a partnership between Colorlines and The Nation to cover the attack against voting rights and the community response to it during the 2012 elections.
Aura has reported in Spanish and English from Mexico, Peru, Argentina, and the United States. Her work has been published in Mother Jones, Newsweek Argentina, AlterNet, and The Huffington Post. With the support of the Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute, she conducted an in-depth examination on the consequences of immigration enforcement by local police in Arizona.
Aura has worked as a national host and producer for the Pacifica Radio network. While there, she also coordinated a media literacy and training program for youth of color in Los Angeles with a grant from the California Technology Foundation. She was a founding member of 33+1/3 Books Collective, an independent bookstore and gallery in Los Angeles. In 2006, City Lights Books published The Other Campaign, which featured her exclusive interview with Subcomandante Marcos, his first in five years.
She earned her B.A. from Yale University, majoring in American Studies. An immigrant from South America of indigenous (Guarani) decent, she is currently based in New York, and plays son jarocho music in her spare time.
Follow Aura at @aurabogado.
by Aura Bogado on October 16 2013, 2:11PM
The President says Speaker Boehner needs to bring the comprehensive immigration reform bill to the floor.
by Aura Bogado on October 16 2013, 12:42PM
The Jackson Rancheria is raising its minimum wage to $10.60 an hour, along with excellent benefits.
by Aura Bogado on October 10 2013, 7:00AM
Some advocates for the Florida mom who was jailed for firing a warning shot during an altercation with her husband say a fair retrail isn’t possible
Topics: Criminal Justice
by Aura Bogado on October 7 2013, 4:01PM
Being undocumented and transgender poses unique and difficult circumstances for immigrants in the U.S.
by Aura Bogado on October 4 2013, 4:22PM
Will you be attending?
by Aura Bogado on September 30 2013, 8:00AM
A group of 30 undocumented immigrants are following in the footsteps of the Dream 9 in an attempt return to the U.S. Inside one activist’s struggle since she left the States.
by Aura Bogado on September 26 2013, 1:43PM
Her work continues to influence students, academics, writers and activists.
by Aura Bogado on September 24 2013, 12:39PM
No longer a baby, the four-year-old child is now in the care of an adoptive white couple.
by Aura Bogado on September 20 2013, 12:13PM
But is it really retroactive?