Videos from the Oidag

This past summer Pan Left once again was able to work with Tohono O’odham youth in Sells. We collaborated with Tohono O’odham Community Action in their youth program called Project Oidag that teaches traditional practices and knowledge in their community. A lot desert gardening and harvesting with this dedicated crew and feeding the people in […]

What is Freedom?

Grace Gámez is a Pan Left member and recently received her doctorate in Justice Studies.  Her research focuses on formerly incarcerated mothers. She attended the Incite! Color of Violence Conference this year where radical ideas about transformative justice were shared.  Here are some of her ideas she came away with about freedom. At the end […]

Arpaio On Trial and Our Struggle Continues

This week there’s been national attention on Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County who has been in a court hearing for contempt after his non-compliance with a federal judge’s order prohibiting the Sheriff from detaining people solely for alleged immigration violations. The harm Arpaio inflicted on people of color and poor people are notorious, but […]

2015 Conference on Ending Family & Youth Homelessness

Diana Figueroa and I attended the 2015 National Conference on Ending Family & Youth Homelessness in San Diego, February 19th and 20th. She and I are advocates for the homeless in Tucson, Az and are the co-founders and President and Vice President respectively of The Carlos G Figueroa Foundation. We are media advocates for the […]

SHELTER: Homeless Voices dispels the typical stereotype of the displaced

SHELTER: Homeless Voices dispels the typical stereotype of the displaced – the homeless represent a variety of backgrounds as well as situations. SHELTER unveils a kaleidoscope of intimate interviews, found within the margins of one city, typical of any city, of a few who are currently experiencing homelessness and a few who have risen out […]

Pan Left catching history in action for 20 years!

Pan Left has been around for more than 20 years! Watch and see our work over the years on our YouTube page. Many things change and many things stay the same but people in our community keep on making media along the way.  Take a look back and see how so many of us have […]

Girls Film Project Summer 2014

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Pan Left presents Sonoran Strange from Verbobala: May 8 and 9

Pan Left presenting this exciting show from Verbo*bala for two nights only. Come early! Pre-show video from Pan Left on display. Free admission, Donations accepted. Experience Sonoran Strange! PAN LEFT PRODUCTIONS presents SONORAN STRANGE Verbo*bala Spoken Video May 8 & 9, 2014 8:30pm Thursday & Friday nights please bring some cash to donate Global Justice Center […]

Check Out The Girls Film Project

Girls Film Project Join us in learning hands-on skills for creating your own movies! In a fun and all female environment you will learn to develop your voice as a filmmaker and think critically about the media. Visit for more info.   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit […]

Dreams & Silhouettes Sueños y Siluetas January 25

  Dreams & Silhouettes/Sueños y Siluetas Saturday January 25, 2014, 7p.m. Gratis/Free Global Justice Center 225 E. 26th St., Tucson, AZ 85713 Click here for video preview Dreams & Silhouettes is multidisciplinary performance installation inspired by communities in Tucson and near the border that live with militarization, detention, and deportation. By local filmmaker Jason Aragón […]