Template:TOCnestleft Sema Hernandez is a Texas activist and member of the Houston Communist Party. She worked in healthcare for 6 years until she attended college to obtain a ASN degree. Having a background in healthcare, Sema has experienced the flaws first hand in our healthcare system, something most politicians have not. Sema was a volunteer baseball coach several seasons and volunteer organizer for local baseball organizations. She is a passionate human rights advocate, activist and organizer in the Houston area.
Netroots Nation 2021
SURVIVAL OF THE SQUAD: VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN OF COLOR IN POLITICS Panel; Thu, 10/07/2021 - 03:45pm (Eastern)
Women of color have made significant electoral gains across the United States in the last decade, but what do we know about their experience on the campaign trail — from candidate to office holder? While assault, intimidation and abuse against women candidates has gained attention, do we know how this harassment and marginalization especially affect women of color? We’ll examine these questions, consider why and when women of color decide to run, and various tactics to retain and promote women of color in politics.
Led by: Sameena Mustafa
- My name is Irasema Hernandez, but people call me Sema. I'm 32 years old and a U.S. Citizen. I'm daughter of immigrants, a wife, mother of four boys, baseball coach, small business owner, community volunteer, activist, Democratic Socialist and Berniecrat.
She got approximately 250,000 votes.
Left Up To US Closed Facebook group
Texas DSA - Red State Rising
Poor People's Campaign
Sema Hernandez is now one of the state leaders of the Poor People's Campaign. She just returned from the national Poor People's Campaign event in Washington DC where she was a featured speaker. While there Sema also had a dance with Rev. Barber!.