Earth Watch: Activist Dezeray Lyn on Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show is Dezeray Lyn. Lyn has been involved in organizing and solidarity work rooted in intersectional struggle for social/climate/economic justice for 16 years.  She spent five months in occupied Palestine documenting and intervening in human rights abuse of Palestinians between 2015 and 2016. 

Lyn co-founded the radical, autonomous Refugee solidarity group Love Has No Borders and have been an active, long time Food Not Bombs Tampa member. She has done autonomous relief work in New Orleans, St Augustine, West Virginia and Puerto Rico as well as across Florida post hurricane Irma. Lyn is preparing to go on tour with Mutual Aid Disaster Relief for 3 months to grow the movement in 40 plus workshops. 

Among the topics discussed are relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the lack of resources available to effected people. Lyn’s interview begins at about the 37 minute mark below.

The Sojourner Truth Radio Show airs every week on KPFK-FM in Los Angeles and around the world online.

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