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 […]

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 […]

Fight Back – The Battle to Save Ethnic Studies

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Homeless Youth Project/Jimmy

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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 […]