“I am a free human being with an independent will.” – Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
Welcome to Articulated Jargon.
For over 10 years, Mercedes Macías has been an advocate for community development and civic engagement. Moving here at the age of 3, she has since claimed Chico as her home.
Mercedes promotes environmental stewardship volunteering as a Team Leader with the Stream Team: Citizen Water Monitoring Project and the City of Chico’s Bidwell Park Watch. She’s been honored to serve as a 3rd year Administrator on the Board of Directors for the Theatre on the Ridge in Paradise, which has thrived as a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit for over 40 years.
Mercedes has represented a multitude of diverse voices through volunteer work for The International Institute for Sexual & Gender Diversity, Food Not Bombs, Gateway Science Museum, and served as a Lead Docent at the Chico Creek Nature Center, to name a few.
She is committed to the ongoing creation of steady local jobs, supporting equality, and increasing Chico’s product exports. Mercedes will work to draft and vote for mutually sufficient legislation that will efficiently regulate the taxation and safe production of medical marijuana and sustainable bamboo and hemp products.
As an elected representative, she will continue to promote the long-term health of our community by preserving our parks and greenways; ensuring that all residents are able to access their basic needs.
Together we’ll facilitate interagency support networks and urge social rehabilitation for the mentally ill, houseless, foster youth, nonviolent drug-offenders, and disabled veterans.
To Learn More About Mercedes, Check Out Her Biography
I would rather do a few good things for a greater cause and spend the rest of my life accepting what little I have accomplished, than to spend my time doing a million things which lack any further substance or explanation.
My name is Mercedes and this is an online file-cabinet where I can store my various thoughts and writings. Below, you will find a brief outline of some defining facts about me. Within, you may find poetry, starter-ideas for essays, and a couple of reviews/insights inspired by other events or writers.
Mercedes is a writer by both passion and trade, specializing in non-fiction reflexive exposition; narratives concerning the nature of nature, the acquisition and practice of culture, the contemplation of collective and individual morality, and the curiosity of structures within societies; free-verse poetry; and other philosophical quandaries. She also likes to laugh.