Líderes Latina/os: Hector Matascastillo is one of "25 on the Rise"

matascastilloArticle by Juventino Meza Rodriguez

I met Hector R. Matascastillo, a MSW student at Augsburg, over the summer. We had no idea either of us existed. I had been told I should meet with him, so I emailed him and asked to go for coffee, a random offer I thought. He responded saying randomness had been part of his life for some time now, so sure, we would have coffee some time.

After our first meeting, I understood to some degree what he meant by the “randomness” comment. He then told me about his experiences with the military, genocide, and not long ago with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD), the police, and the judicial system. Continue reading “Líderes Latina/os: Hector Matascastillo is one of "25 on the Rise"”