Turning the Tide Summit making change happen

I attended the Turning the Tide summit in Arlington and it was an inspiring 3 days. People from all over were sharing their struggles and passion for change against the injustices of current wack anti-immigrant laws and homeland security collaborations with law enforcement. I was able to help Derechos Humanos with presenting abuse documentation training […]

VIDEO: Fight for Ethnic Studies- Images from TUSD May 3

This is a short collection of video images from Tuesday night at the TUSD Board meeting. There’s a dynamic history of context about the ethnic studies fight I wish I could share now, but it’s the crack a dawn so i’ll have to save a more robust edit of this struggle later. However, after last […]

Sound Strike the Movie

Watch The Sound Strike Short Film Producciones Cimarron and Big Noise Films did a great short film for The Sound Strike about AZ hate and the boycott. There’s some footage from yours truly in the flick too. The boycott has been a controversial issue around here, but I’m grateful for The Sound Strike. In a […]

Tucson Grassroots Campaigns IN PRODUCTION

Tucson Grassroots Campaigns ACT ONE: El Rio In the late 1960’s, people in Tucson, Arizona Westside neighborhoods demanded that their ignored and under-funded neighborhood have a park for children and families. The City owned a lush golf course, the El Rio golf course, in Tucson’s Westside. Why not change the El Rio golf course into a […]

I’m not a public servant, I’m a FEDERAL AGENT

Pan Left’s Executive Director exercises her 1st Amendment rights to tape and photograph Department of Homeland Security officers at the downtown bus station in Tucson, AZ. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Tucson Youth Rise Up – Voices From the Arizona Struggle

May 12, 2010- Tucson youth walked out of classrooms and conducted civil disobedience against the ban on ethnic studies in Arizona (HB2281) and against School Superintendent Tom Horne for his pledge to terminate ethnic studies in Tucson. Fifteen were arrested. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers […]