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An Open Letter, Apology To CNN Reporter Jeanne Moos: Pacific Peoples Don't "Decorate Bums" Or "Rub Noses" For Fun

An Open Letter, Apology To CNN Reporter Jeanne Moos: Pacific Peoples Don't "Decorate Bums" Or "Rub Noses" For Fun

Written in response to CNN journalist Jeanne Moos segment on Prince Williams family's visit to Aotearoa (New Zealand) and the Maori welcoming ceremony.

San Mateo County Family Sets Precedent in Stopping Juvenile ICE Hold

San Mateo County Family Sets Precedent in Stopping Juvenile ICE Hold

A remarkable collective effort lead by a mother who was fighting desperately to stop ICE from detaining and possibly deporting her teenage son has resulted in a precedent setting victory for San Mateo County.

San Jose Community Challenges City Policy to Ban Assistance to Homeless

San Jose Community Challenges City Policy to Ban Assistance to Homeless

Faith based organizations, students, and service providers have issued the following statement regarded a proposed policy that would criminalize assistance to the homeless. A petition has been started against this proposal that can be signed online here. 

A Student's Guide to Common Core

A Student's Guide to Common Core

Common Core is dramatically changing what standards students can be held to, what curriculum is used in the classroom, and ultimately how students may perform in the real world after they leave the campus. But what are students perspectives of Common Core, and what role do they see themselves playing in its implementation?

Latino Culture: Belittled By Hollywood, Amplified By The Rest of The World

Latino Culture: Belittled By Hollywood, Amplified By The Rest of The World

When the "Cesar Chavez" biopic came out, it opened up with poor reviews and empty movie theaters. It failed to connect with the general audience, not because it's a good or bad film, but because the Latino story doesn't connect on the big screens. The Latino story may not be a hit in Hollywood, but go to places even behind the Hollywood scenes and everyone is loving Latino culture.

Words for Mom: A Letter and Poem from Probation Youth

Words for Mom: A Letter and Poem from Probation Youth

Over the past month, De-Bug has been working with probation youth who have the hunger to write. Running editorials with these young men and women has been a humbling experience with challenging real-life topics surfacing. These editorials produce beautiful material where young people, who have experienced life in unexplanable ways, have voice. We are constantly reminded that young people, when given the opportunity, can share their experience in ways that we can all learn. The following two pieces are by two young women about the women who gave them life. These writings are part of a running workshop series. Feel free to comment, and workshop facilitators will share with the authors.

The Photography of Ron Orlando

The Photography of Ron Orlando

Friday April 4, 2014 - 7:00PM Opening Reception Caffe Frascati 315 South First Street , San José, CA 95113. Exhibit up until May 31, 2014.

Society Discusses "Gold Out West" with Host David Madrid on Block to Block Radio

Society Discusses "Gold Out West" with Host David Madrid on Block to Block Radio

Block2Block is a community based (call in) talk show that spotlights neighborhood issues and showcases local events. Classic soul and R&B music set the mood for the show. In this show, host Mr. David Madrid interviews Society about the Gold Out West song, story, and video.

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

We completely forgot about this video in our archives. Check out DeBug’s first Throw Back Thursday #tbt a little blast from the past of the little happenings that happen at DeBug’s front doors…literally.

MALI Art / Life Forum

MALI Art / Life Forum

A first-of-its-kind gathering of all the Silicon Valley Multicultural Arts Leaders. This inaugural forum will focus on building connectivity between Multicultural Arts Leaders and fostering cross cultural artistic/programatic collaborations in our local Arts, Culture, and Entertainment Ecosystem.

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