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 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?
by Aura Bogado on September 18 2013, 11:22AM
All seven have been arrested by Federal Park Police.
by Aura Bogado on September 17 2013, 11:07AM
September 17 is Citizenship Day.
by Aura Bogado on September 16 2013, 1:54PM
The bookstore is helping Freedom University’s undocumented students get much-needed books this semester.
by Aura Bogado on September 13 2013, 12:20PM
Remembering the four little girls who died as a result of hate.
by Aura Bogado on September 12 2013, 7:00AM
Despite earlier claims, Sheriff Lee Baca is turning people convicted of trivial offenses over to immigration authorities at record numbers.
by Aura Bogado on September 11 2013, 4:01PM
by Aura Bogado on September 11 2013, 12:27PM
Nearly half of all undocumented immigrants wouldn’t even qualify for basic provisional status under the bill.