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 […]

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 […]

Youth Media Camp Videos 2011

Here they are! Nine short works completed by 10 youth ages 10-17 during the Pan Left Youth Media Camp. Enjoy. 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

VIDEO: Youth take over TUSD Board meeting

RAW footage video clip of youth group U.N.I.D.O.S. who took over the TUSD board mtg. Tuseday night and stopped a vote that would’ve demoted Mexican American Studeis to an elective class. Students said YA BASTA! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to […]

FREE Edit Workshops in MAY

Pan Left is giving three FREE workshops editing workshops in May at the Sam Lena Library. Learn to edit video and get your media out there. Sam Lena Library 1607 South 6th Avenue Workshop dates: Saturday May 7, 1pm to 5pm- Learning Editing Software Saturday May 14, 10am to 6pm- Editing Lab Saturday May 21,  […]

New! FREE Media Classes!

Free Workshops for Neighborhood and Community Groups April 9 and 10, 2011 At the Sam Lena Library 1-4:30 pm Pre-production Be ready for your shoot. Learn the ins and outs of planning for a project including how to structure scripts, prepare shot lists, interview techniques, storyboarding, writing treatments and much more. Saturday April 9, 1-4:30 […]