Po.chas /poh-chah/ (Noun) - Two women that forcibly returned to Mexico after growing up undocumented in Georgia and Florida. They are both brown and speak English, Spanish, and Spanglish. They both proudly say Pochas So What!
Un espacio created by pochas for our deported and returned community. Those of us que somos de aquí y de allá and that use our existence to disrupt fronteras. Leni and Maggie are the two Pochas behind Pochas, So What.
Un viaje a través de la historia behind the word POCHA. Join us in this journey of trying to discover the origins of this painful, derogatory yet, hopeful term that has questioned our existence.
P.s. Las Pochas are in an everlasting process of learning and unlearning. We would love to hear your comments and questions. 💬
In Andreas own words: (she/her) /I'm an optimist who enjoys doodling my feelings 🪐✨💫
Andrea is an unusual pocha: born in Mexico and raised in Canada, she’s now in Germany studying her masters. In her free time though, she enjoys sharing and expressing emotions through doodles and hopes that they touch people. Check it out here!
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