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Re-Booting the Silicon Valley Dream

As the Silicon Valley economy once again starts to surge, Raj Jayadev says this time the notion of the Silicon Valley dream, and who has access to it, should be expanded and democratized. This piece originally ran on The Left Hook.

San Jose Artists to Watch in 2014

2013 was a big year in Hip Hop for San Jose considering all the projects that were released, artists going on tours, music videos going viral, and blogs all over the net promoting San Jose Artists. 2014 is going to be an even bigger year since the door was opened in 2013. Here is a list of some artists who are making that next move for San Jose Hip Hop history.

Steeda and Malaysia: Re-Entry To Motherhood

Steeda Mcgruder was in prison when she was pregnant with her daughter Malaysia, and eventually gave birth to her while incarcerated. She then went in and out of jail, and after transforming her life and breaking the cycle of incarceration, is now running a support group through the county for recently released women as well.

Another Reason to Support San Jose Local Businesses: Spaces for Social Good

Local barbershop and laundry mat create community innovation through direct and indirect community service using their spaces to promote community ties.

Stopping Yareli's Deportation: (From the Time-Saved Collection)

In part of our review totalling the years of time saved from incarceration through our organizing work with families in 2013, we also want to share how the process has stopped deportation. Click the image to hear from Yareli, as she describes in this audio interview how she and her family stopped her deportation.

Hi Apple and Google! Meet Your Houseless Neighbors

Andrew “Society” Bigelow reflects on his experience walking on the 30 mile “March to Heal the Valley.” With the number of deaths rising due to the cold, communities ask one of the wealthiest regions in the world to confront its housing crisis and wealth inequality.

Farewell Candlestick Park

It is sad to see a legend go but all great things must come to an end. We will never forget you Candlestick thank you for the memories.

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.
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