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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.

As Homeless Freeze to Death, Why Are Officials Planning to Shutdown Temporary Housing?

Author Chuck Jagoda has been homeless in Santa Clara County for the past four years. While he mourns the tragedy of four homeless residents who died of hypothermia last week, he challenges the thinking of why housing officials are planning to eliminate the Sunnyvale Armory, which provides temporary housing, next year.

Crime Drama “The Advocate” Poses the Ultimate Question: What Does True Justice Look Like?

An interview with the star of the film, Sachin Mehta, who discusses the impact of his legal career on the movie, his South Asian identity, and why justice is such a compelling, yet elusive, concept in America.

Sneakerheads Unite In San Jose

Welcome to the world of Bay Area shoe culture and urban fashion. Baylingual stopped by the SoleExpo2 in San Jose where some of the most sought after shoes were on display. Check out the short interviews on some of the brands creators and shoutout to SoleWest for throwing the event and Chuy Gomez for hosting, see you sneaker heads at the next event Feb 9th.
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