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 […]

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 […]

Fight Back – The Battle to Save Ethnic Studies

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Tucson Grassroots Campaigns

Tucson Grassroots Campaigns is a non-profit video project that documents successful grassroots campaigns in Tucson, Arizona.  This video project examines community organizing methods, planning, and nonviolent strategy for positive social change. Act One: El Rio  In 1968, the City of Tucson purchased El Rio Country Club, a lush golf course in Tucson’s west side. Why […]