Bannned BOOKS! Get them NOW!

A group of MAS students in Tucson made this video from one of our workshops. This clever take on TUSD banning books from Mexican American studies classes will have you laughing. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this […]

US Border Patrol shoots and kills US teen

— “Every murder or other injury, no matter for what cause, committed or inflicted on another is a crime against humanity.” Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi _______________________________________________________ As of the date this video was posted, US Border Patrol Information Office did not respond to the video producers request for comments. Articles have been printed with conflicting information, […]

Librotraficantes smuggle books into Tucson, Arizona

After the Arizona Legislature and Governor Jan Brewer passed HB2281, the Tucson Unified School District voted to ban the Mexican American Studies (MAS) program, in a 4-1 vote.  The successful MAS program was dissolved and books were removed from classrooms. March 16, 2012, a caravan of Librotraficantes (book traffickers) came to Tucson, Arizona.  These librotraficantes were made up […]

Angelitos del Desierto, Trailer

Trailer for the documentary “Angels of the Desert”, a film about children who in their efforts to reunite with their parents in the U.S., die or go missing while crossing the Mexican border into the American Southwest Contact: Kim Eldon, Director/Producer printworks.eldon@gmail.com A Pan Left Production     Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend […]

Free Preview Screening of Under Arpaio in Tucson

Thursday February 16th 7:00 PM   University of Arizona College of Public Health Drachman Hall Room a114 1295 N Martin   This film is supported by students for L.U.C.H.A. as it brings to light the many public health implications of immigration law enforcement such as women and mental health, familial separation and inhumane incarceration practices.  Under […]

You Can Contribute to the Homeless Youth Project

Yes! I want to contribute to using homeless youth voice to ignite the people of Tucson to take action on the systemic causes of children raising themselves on the streets. If you would like to donate food for the youth participants or volunteer your time, please leave a comment below and we will get in […]

7th Ave Alleyway Project – TYLO

The 7th Ave Alleyway Project is a collective effort to reduce crime, increase health in a positive way, and an opportunity to create a safe, healthy, and sustainable community. For more information please email us at tylo520@gmail.com Or you can visit us on Facebook. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via […]

TYLO Video

Nicolette Gomez and Hilda Cortez, two youth from Tierra Y Liberdad Organization, made this video about TYLO during our last Youth in Action media class. Youth from three organizations (UNIDOS, Tierra Y Liberdad Organization and the Sam Lena Library) attended the class and made media about their organizations. TYLO is a grassroots organization, based out […]

What Can You Do at Sam Lena Library?

Citlaly and Ludwig who work at the Sam Lena Library in South Tucson made this video about the library during our last Youth in Action media class. Youth from three organizations (UNIDOS, Tierra Y Liberdad Organization and the Sam Lena Library) attended the class and made media about their organizations. To find out more about […]

UNIDOS Art Festival

  Description from U.N.I.D.O.S.: ‘While the institution continues to fail us, the community continues to rise. Ethnic Studies is abolished inside the gates of our schools but not the streets of our community. Education is ours, from the roots our knowledge will continue to grow with autonomous education. UNIDOS presents: School of Ethnic Studies, the […]