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Peace To Another Year, De-Bug's 2013 In Photographs

From the instagram photo diaries to the cellphone shots in random San Jose hoods captured from DeBuggers this year, heres a couple of seconds that were snapped this year if you missed it. Happy New Years from your DeBug fam!

High School Students Organize to Support San Jose's Homeless

Here is a photo re-cap of the Free Market that took place on December 20th, 2013 organized by the 180 Degrees class from Yerba Buena High School. The event started two weeks prior with students organizing via Facebook, collecting donations, and community outreach with fliers. The photos are when we distributed what we collected at "the jungle" the biggest homeless encampment in the nation. As a class we have overcome a lot, last year we had bad grades, multiple absences, and a high amount of discipline issues. This year we’ve decided to start changing our lives and this project was a part of our process of changing.

Raj Jayadev Interview on KQED, Explaining De-Bug Science

Raj Jayadev was featured on KQED's Forum radio show as part a series they did on Bay Area leaders and innovators. In the interview he shares the philosophies and histories of De-Bug. Click picture to hear interview.

An Undocumented Immigrant Reflects on 2013: No Immigration Reform, But the Movement Keep Building

Community organizer, and soon to be high school teacher, Cesar Juarez shares both the current political realities and future aspirations of the movement for immigration reform.

"Lost In Translation" - Yosimar Reyes {The Bigger Picture Project}

"These foods we trust to give us nourishment are slowing killing us a sweet venom que corre por nuestras venas and though they tell us to read the labels how many of our Abuelos will understand words that to the average American are impossible to pronounce?"

Photo Re-Cap: San Jose Comes Out To Rock The Mic For Society's P.A.S.T.D.U.E.

Recapping a dope project release show that had happened last Thursday December 12th at Iguana's in San Jose, celebrating Society's P.A.S.T.D.U.E. project drop. It was a Hip Hop and Spoken word type of night, full of rhymes, good people, and burritos a. Check out that nights pics.

Why San Jose's Largest Homeless Encampment Feels Like Occupy

San Jose is getting cold. Over the past two weeks several people who live in the streets have died due to hypothermia. The community responded to the deaths in what is one of the largest homeless encampments in America, called "The Jungle", 12 miles away from Apple headquarters right in the heart of the Silicon Valley.

Don’t Just Say It, Show It: The Use of Video to Change the Outcome of Cases

This piece on De-Bug's "Social Biography Video" concept will appear in the next edition of "Cornerstone", the quarterly journal for the National Legal Aid and Defender Association.

The Time Saved Project: Turning "Time Served" into "Time Saved" Through Family Intervention in the Courts

A photo and audio project, chronicling the stories of the families of the Albert Cobarrubias Justice Project. Families and communities can change the outcome of cases, and transform "Time Served" into "Time Saved" through their involvement in the court process. And we have the numbers to prove it. Below are the stories that make up the years of Time Saved. As we continue to promote community engagement in the criminal court system, we will update this site with a new running total, and accompanying picture//audio pieces. See their pictures, hear their voices, and transform the courts.Click image to go to blog: www.time-saved.org

The Release of Society's Debut Album: P.A.S.T.D.U.E.

After months of countless work hours, all night studio sessions, self improvement exercises, and graduating from college, the long awaited solo debut project P.A.S.T.D.U.E. by Society is finally being released.
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