Jonathan Mendoza is a Boston-bred, Jewish and Mexican-American poet, musician, youth social justice educator, community organizer and activist. He is a National Poetry Slam champion with the House Slam of Boston, Massachusetts, a three-time award winner at the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational, and the 2018 winner of the Sonia Sanchez-Langston Hughes Poetry Contest. Jonathan currently organizes with Pilsen Alliance around gentrification, police brutality, and immigrant rights in Chicago. He is a proud anxious Virgo, Greek yogurt enthusiast, and devout believer in the power of young people to shape this world for the better.
Twitter + Instagram: @JMendoza010