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Paul Riek

Portland, Oregon

Paul Reik

Paul Riek has spent most of his life in Mexico, Paraguay, and Nicaragua. Paul founded an innovative prison program in Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, organizing inmates as leaders to serve the community. He is a member of the musical band Bajo Salario that explores the revolutionary musical traditions of Latin America. Paul is married to Aurelia, an indigenous Zapotec woman from Oaxaca and an herbal medicine specialist. Paul is currently the Organizer at Voz. He is fasting in solidarity with all his friends and relatives who have been deported or live daily with the threat of deportation.