“Truth On The Line” Web Mini-Series Launches

“Truth On The Line” is a Pan Left Production written and directed by Steev Hise.  First conceptualized as a TV pilot in 2008, the film was shot in summer 2009, featuring several Pan Left members as crew and cast.  After a long post-production period, it’s now being released as a 6-part web mini-series on Vimeo.The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tucson March to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

“After a morning ceremony, walkers marched to [U.S.] Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE, headquarters here in the cold light rain, to deliver their petitions. Undocumented individuals, their families and supporters petitioned Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to immediately close their immigration cases.” from the blog of Brenda Norrell http://bsnorrell.blogspot.com/2011/12/tucson-marchers-pet…   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this […]

Fight Back – The Battle to Save Ethnic Studies

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Under Arpaio Community Preview Screening Tucson

Tucson Preview Screening July 28 Pan Left Productions presents a Community Preview Screening of UNDER ARPAIO A Documentary by J.M. Aragón $5 to $8 suggested donation at the door for Tucson Screening No one turned away for lack of funds. Larger donations are welcome. (Proceeds benefit the upcoming grassroots screening tour)   Thursday, July 28 […]

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 […]

Barrio Hollywood Fiesta Grande 2011

9th Annual Fiesta Grande: A Celebration of Barrio Hollywood May 7 & May 8, 2011 A free fundraiser in support of community programs within Barrio Hollywood & Tucson, Arizona. Barrio Hollywood Lifetime Achievement Award: Guadalupe Castillo Sunday May 8, 2011 The first Barrio Hollywood Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Guadalupe Castillo, a dynamic community […]