People-Powered Solutions. Change and Transformation.
PODER organizes with Intergenerational Latinx immigrant communities to put into practice people-powered solutions that are locally based, community led and environmentally just!
Member Led. Member Powered.
PODER’s member leaders are the driving force behind our community work. Get to know their stories and contributions!
A desire to build meaningful relationships and explore places by bicycle brought me to PODER….
I participated with Bicis del Pueblo in which my nephew earned his bike and learned…
I’m really proud to represent Bicis del Pueblo, as well as the larger PODER community….
Beyond my love for cycling, my heart has been steadfastly anchored to the environment and…
Soy originaria de Michoacán México, emigre a los Estados Unidos en 2007.Viví en el distrito…
Mi nombre es Amparo Alarcón, nací en Guatemala, mis padres son Catalina Bolaj y Francisco….
Updates from PODER!
Position: People Organizing to Demand Environmental and Economic Rights, PODER, is hiring a full-time bilingual…
We are thrilled to share with you that we recently had an incredible member celebration…
We wanted to give you an update on the ongoing shop days happening at Bicis…
Bicis del Pueblo has been participating in the Climate Ride Green Fondos since last year….
Our Work demolishes the status quo to end displacement.
We mobilize communities to transform and revolutionize the status quo! We pool collective resources to continue the momentum to END displacement and build community led stewardship of our city.
At PODER, civic engagement and immigrant rights are at the heart of our work. We believe that inclusive participation and advocacy for immigrant rights are essential for creating a more just and equitable society.
Climate resilience and solidarity economics are integral to a just transition, moving away from unsustainable practices towards equitable systems. Climate resilience builds community and ecosystem capacity to adapt to climate change impacts.
Through community organizing, PODER engages in grassroots campaigns, advocacy, and education to address environmental justice, housing, transportation, and other social justice issues.
Recognizing the importance of community and kinship, PODER empowers and engages the full scope of generations from our membership in leadership roles through mentorship, mutual learning, and collaboration with across generations, creating a sense of familia within the organization.
Your support matters. Our members and leaders thank you for your belief in our mission to achieve what we have accomplished and beyond.
But the fight is not over. We need your help to make our work of keeping our communities strong, whole and vital in San Francisco a sustained reality. We invite you to help us to build a bigger table and design the seats that work best for us. Support PODER today! Donate—to help our communities realize our collective vision.